clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

2011 NFL Rookie Of The Year Award: Broncos' Von Miller Nominated

Denver Broncos rookie linebacker Von Miller has been great this year. You all know that. And, because he has been so great he's up for the Pepsi NFL Rookie Of The Year Award that can be voted on by the fans! That's right, Miller needs your vote and support to try and win the award that also features nominations of: Cincinnati Bengals Andy Dalton; Carolina Panthers Cam Newton; Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson and San Fransisco 49ers Aldon Smith.

Just in case you forgot how awesome Miller, here's what his nomination profile says:

"(Miller) started all 15 games he played and tied Denver’s single-season rookie sack record with a team-high 11.5 sacks, placing him second among all rookies in 2011 and tied for third overall in the AFC. He was one of six NFL players to record a half sack in at least 10 games. He totaled 64 tackles (50 solo) and led the team with 19 tackles for a loss in addition to ranking second on the club with two forced fumbles. He was selected as a starting outside linebacker for the AFC squad for the 2012 Pro Bowl."

For more on the Broncos, visit Mile High Report. Be sure to check out SB Nation NFL for more on the league.