Hal Miller (American football)

Hal Miller

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Miller with Miss America 1953
No. 77
Position: Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1930-02-04)February 4, 1930
Place of birth: Kingsport, Tennessee
Date of death: November 21, 2011(2011-11-21) (aged 81)
Place of death: Kingsport, Tennessee
Career information
High school: Dobyns Bennett
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 5 / Pick: 55
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games: 12
Player stats at NFL.com

Harold Maurice "Hal" Miller (February 4, 1930 – November 21, 2011) was an American football player. He played professionally as a tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) in 1953.

Playing career

Miller attended Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tennessee where he selected as a 1948 Wigwam Wiseman High School Football All-American.

Miller played college football at the Georgia Institute of Technology and was a two time All-Southeastern Conference selection and a consensus All-American in 1952, when he led Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as co-captain to a national championship. He played in the 1953 College All-Star Game. Miller is a member of the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, NEC Sports Hall of Fame and the Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Hall of Fame.[1][2]

Miller was selected in the fifth round of the 1953 NFL Draft.[3] He died aged 81 on November 21, 2011.[4]


  1. "Hal M. Miller" (PDF). The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  2. "Hal Miller, Tech Football Hall-of-Famer". Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. 88 (2). 24 May 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  3. "Hal Miller, OT". NFL.com. National Football League. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  4. "Obituary for Hal M. Miller, Tennessee". Times Free Press. November 24, 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
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