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Lawyer Milloy biography

Date of birth : 1973-11-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-03
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Seahawks, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Lawyer Milloy is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Washington.

Signed by the Seahawks as a free agent on September 6, 2009, and re- signed on April 29, 2010.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

* Originally selected by New England in the second-round (36th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft. Signed by Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent on September 4, 2003, and by Atlanta on March 21, 2006
* A four-time Pro Bowler (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002).
* During his time in New England, was a part of two Super Bowl teams (1996, 2001), includ- ing the Super Bowl XXXVI championship team.
* Surpassed the 100-tackle plateau for the 11th time in career in 2008 with 117 stops.
* Posted a career-high 173 stops (112 solo) in 1999, six interceptions in 1998, 4.0 sacks in 2004 and 18 tackles vs. Arizona (10/31/04).
* Started all 16 games 10 times in career, including 122 straight, from 1996-2003.
* Scored only touchdown of career on a 30- yard interception return off Steve McNair vs. Tennessee (9/20/98).
* Led the Patriots in tackles each season from 1998-2001.
* In 218 career games, ranks fourth among active players in career tackles, first among safeties, with 1,615.

HONORS:

1998: AFC Pro Bowl
1999: AFC Pro Bowl
2001: AFC Pro Bowl
2002: AFC Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE:

Was one of the dominant defend- ers in the Pac-10 as a junior at Washington, starting all year at free safety and led the team in tackles for the second consecutive season with 115 stops in addition to tallying three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception. In 1995, earned Parade All- American honors and first-team All-American honors by Associated Press, Walter Camp, UPI, the American Football Coaches Association, the Football Writers Association and the Football News. Was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award given annually to the nation's best defensive back. Also earned first-team All Pac-10 honors. Was the only sophomore in the Pac-10 to earn all-conference honors as he led the team and finished third in the Pac-10 with 106 tackles (67 solo). Became the first Husky defensive back to lead the team in tackles since Tony Bonwell recorded 142 tackles in 1972.

PERSONAL:

Attended Lincoln High School and excelled in football, baseball and basket- ball. Earned Parade All-American honors his senior year after rushing for 1,056 yards and 15 touchdowns as a tailback and intercepting seven passes as a safety. Was a three-time All- Narrows League choice and was considered the top prep prospect in the state his senior year. Drafted by the Cleveland Indians as a pitching prospect out of high school and let- tered three seasons in baseball at the University of Washington. Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 19th round of the 1995 MLB draft. In 1995, played baseball on a Washington team that played Georgia Tech in the College World Series regional finals. Born in St. Louis, Mo. Married to Chudine.

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