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Miles Austin
WR #19
Height:
6-2
Weight:
215
College:
Monmouth (N.J.)
Hometown:
Summit, NJ
Experience:
9

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Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 118 348 5,049 14.5 42.8 69 36 74 14 250 3
2014 CLE 12 47 568 12.1 47.3 31 2 7 0 34 0
2013 DAL 11 24 244 10.2 22.2 20 0 1 0 14 0
2012 DAL 16 66 943 14.3 58.9 49 6 13 1 48 1
2011 DAL 10 43 579 13.5 57.9 53T 7 9 1 31 0
2010 DAL 16 69 1,041 15.1 65.1 69T 7 17 2 50 1
2009 DAL 16 81 1,320 16.3 82.5 60T 11 21 8 59 1
2008 DAL 12 13 278 21.4 23.2 63 3 5 2 11 0
2007 DAL 16 5 76 15.2 4.8 35 0 1 0 3 0
2006 DAL 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 118 11 0.1 94 8.5 0.8 1 60 4 36.4 2 1 1
2014 CLE 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DAL 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 10 2 0.2 3 1.5 0.3 0 5 0 -- 0 0 1
2010 DAL 16 7 0.4 93 13.3 5.8 1 60T 3 42.9 2 1 0
2009 DAL 16 2 0.1 -2 -1 -0.1 0 11 1 50 0 0 0
2008 DAL 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 118 89 2,146 24.1 60 0 66 1 0 4
2014 CLE 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DAL 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 DAL 16 7 157 22.4 29 0 6 0 0 0
2008 DAL 12 29 624 21.5 36 0 19 0 0 1
2007 DAL 16 24 612 25.5 60 0 18 1 0 0
2006 DAL 9 29 753 26 37 0 23 0 0 3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 118 31 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CLE 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 DAL 11 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 10 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DAL 16 6 6 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 DAL 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DAL 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 16 8 7 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 9 5 5 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 118 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2014 CLE 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2013 DAL 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 16 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 DAL 10 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2010 DAL 16 1 1 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 DAL 16 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2008 DAL 12 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2007 DAL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DAL 9 3 1 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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Biography

Career Transactions: Signed by Dallas Cowboys as non-drafted free agent, May 6, 2006…Waived by Cowboys, March 11, 2014…Signed by Cleveland Browns, May 15, 2014.

At a Glance:

Accumulated 482 receiving yards in his first three career starts, most by an NFL player through his first three starts.

Became the 15th undrafted player in NFL history to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards.

Earned back-to-back Pro Bowl selections in 2009 and 2010.

Set a Dallas Cowboys single-game record with 250 receiving yards in his first career start.

Finished as Monmouth’s all-time leader in TD catches (33), receptions (150) and receiving yards (2,867).

Career Highlights: Signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 as an undrafted free agent…Originally earned a role as the team’s primary kickoff returner through his first four seasons…Enters the 2014 season with 58 career starts, 301 receptions, 4,481 receiving yards and 34 TD catches…Ascended to a starting role on the Dallas offense midway through the 2009 season…Turned heads in Week 5 of 2009 when he hauled in 10 receptions for 250 yards and two TDs against the Kansas City Chiefs…Finished his fourth year in the league with a career-high 81 receptions for 1,320 yards and 11 TDs and earned his first selection to the Pro Bowl…Followed his breakout season with 69 receptions, 1,041 yards, seven TDs and his second Pro Bowl in 2010…Became the 10th undrafted free agent in NFL history to record two 1,000-yard receiving seasons…Ended his time with the Cowboys ranked ninth in receptions (301) in team history.

Pro Bowl Selections (2): 2009-10

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Totaled 24 receptions for 244 yards over the course of 11 games and eight starts…Finished sixth on the team in receptions and receiving yards…Inactive for five games with a hamstring injury…(9/8) vs. NYG: Tie  single-game career high with 10 receptions for 72 yards.

2012: Started 15 of 16 games played…Finished second on the team in receptions (66), receiving yards (943) and TD catches (six)…(9/16) at Sea: Caught 30th career TD pass among five catches for 63 yards on the day…(9/23) vs. TB: Led the team with 107 yards on five catches to mark his 13th career 100-yard game…(10/21) at Car.: Complied a team-high 97 receiving yards and his fourth TD of the season on five catches…(10/28) vs. NYG: Recorded his second 100-yard game of the season and 14th career after racking up 133 yards on nine catches…(11/18) vs. Cle.: Eclipsed 4,000 career receiving yards after finishing with six catches for 58 yards to increase his career total to 4,021…(12/23) vs. NO: Scored the game-tying TD on a 19-yard catch with 0:21 remaining in regulation to force overtime…Finished with four receptions for 45 yards. 

2011: Finished second on the team with seven TD catches despite missing six games with a hamstring injury…Started all 10 games played…Ranked fourth on the squad with 43 receptions and 579 receiving yards…(9/11) at NYJ: Opened the season with five catches for 90 yards and a TD…(9/18) at SF: Caught a career-high three TDs receptions…Finished with nine catches for 143 yards…(10/16) at NE: Led the team with seven catches for 74 yards…Surpassed 3,000 career receiving yards, finishing the game with 3,022…(12/24) vs. Phi.: Scored the team’s only TD on a 4-yard catch…Totaled four catches for 40 yards.

2010: Started all 16 games…Led the team with 1,041 receiving yards…Finished second on the squad in TDs (seven) and receptions (69)…Earned his second trip to the Pro Bowl…Finished with five 100-yard receiving games and tied his single-game high of 10 receptions in back-to-back weeks to open the season…(9/12) at Was.: Opened the season tying his single-game high with 10 catches…Racked up 146 yards receiving and one TD…(9/19) vs. Chi.: Tied career high with 10 receptions for 142 yards…(10/10) vs. Ten.: Led the team with nine catches for 166 yards and registered a career-long 69-yard TD reception…(10/31) vs. Jax.: Finished with a team-high 117 receiving yards on seven catches…(11/21) vs. Det.: Hauled in two TD catches…(11/25) vs. NO: Finished with three catches for 25 yards and a career-long 60-yard TD run…Marked the first rushing TD of his career…(12/25) at Ari.: Scored his seventh TD of the season to go along with a team-high 115 receiving yards on six catches…(1/1) at Phi.: Caught two passes for 62 yards to push his season total to 1,041 yards…Marked the second season that he finished with 1,000 yards receiving, accomplishing the feat in back-to-back years.

2009: Led the Cowboys with 1,320 receiving yards on 81 catches and 11 TDs, all career highs…Ranked third in the NFL and first in the NFC in receiving yards…Earned his first Pro Bowl selection…Became the 15th undrafted player in NFL history to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards and 12th with 10-or-more TDs in a season…Accumulated 482 receiving yards in his first three career starts, most by an NFL player through his first three starts…Totaled 531 yards over a four-game stretch, the third most in team history over a four-game span… Played in all 16 games with nine starts…(10/11) at KC: Set a Dallas single-game record with 250 receiving yards in his first career start…Hauled in 10 catches and two TDs, earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors…Marked the first time in NFL history that a player reached 250 yards receiving in his first start…Austin’s second score of the day was a game-winning 60-yard TD that came in overtime…The score marked the first time an NFL player scored an overtime TD in their first career start…(10/25) vs. Atl.: Caught six passes for 171 yards and two TDs in his second career start…His 421 yards in two games was the most in team history over a two-game span…(11/26) vs. Oak.: Hauled in seven catches for 145 yards and a TD…(12/6) at NYG: Tied his career-high with 10 catches for 104 yards and a score…(12/13) vs. SD: Racked up 71 yards on six catches and his 10th TD of the season…(12/19) at NO: Broke the 1,000-yard mark on the season for the first time in his career after catching seven passes for 139 yards and his 11th score of the year…(1/9/10) vs. Phi: Led the team with seven catches for 82 yards and a TD in his first career postseason start.

2008: Played in 12 games…Saw action on special teams and offense throughout the year…Finished his third season with 13 catches for 278 yards and three TDs…Averaged 21.4 yards a catch…Returned 29 kickoffs for 624 yards…(9/21) at GB: Scored his first career TD on a 63-yard catch…Finished with two catches for 115 yards and his first career 100-yard game.

2007: Played in all 16 games…Spent most of his time on special teams, returning kickoffs…Posted 612 yards on 24 returns, including 60-yard long…Ranked third in the NFC (ninth in the NFL) with a kickoff return average of 25.5 yards per return…Added five receptions for 76 yards on the year…(11/29) vs. GB: Complied a career-high 166 yards on six kickoff returns.

2006: Played in nine games during his rookie season…Was one of three rookie free agents to make the team out of the 2006 training camp…Primarily returned kickoffs for the Cowboys…Finished the season with 743 yards on 29 returns (26.0 avg.)…Longest return of the year was 37 yards…(1/6/07) at Sea.: Set team playoff records for kick-return average (45.3 yards) and longest kickoff return with a 93-yard TD.

College: Finished as Monmouth University’s all-time leader in TD catches (33), receptions (150) and receiving yards (2,867)…Finished his senior year with 1,101 yards receiving on 51 catches and a school-record 14 TDs…Led the team in receptions, yards and TDs during his sophomore and junior seasons…Majored in history.

Personal: Given name is Miles Jonathon Austin III…Born in Summit, N.J…High School: Attended Garfield High School in N.J., where he played WR and DB…Also played basketball, finishing with 1,028 career points…Member of the track and field team and recorded the second-longest javelin throw in Bergen County history (214’8”)…Community Involvement: Began the Austin Family Foundation, which aims to support and promote youth programming in low-income areas through character development and community involvement (www.austinfamilyfoundation.org)...Has also volunteered with the Salvation Army and Make-a-Wish…Hobbies/Interests: Reached out to Browns legend Bernie Kosar upon signing with the team and received his support to wear No. 19.

Career Transactions: Signed by Dallas Cowboys as non-drafted free agent, May 6, 2006…Waived by Cowboys, March 11, 2014…Signed by Cleveland Browns, May 15, 2014.

At a Glance:

Accumulated 482 receiving yards in his first three career starts, most by an NFL player through his first three starts.

Became the 15th undrafted player in NFL history to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards.

Earned back-to-back Pro Bowl selections in 2009 and 2010.

Set a Dallas Cowboys single-game record with 250 receiving yards in his first career start.

Finished as Monmouth’s all-time leader in TD catches (33), receptions (150) and receiving yards (2,867).

Career Highlights: Signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 as an undrafted free agent…Originally earned a role as the team’s primary kickoff returner through his first four seasons…Enters the 2014 season with 58 career starts, 301 receptions, 4,481 receiving yards and 34 TD catches…Ascended to a starting role on the Dallas offense midway through the 2009 season…Turned heads in Week 5 of 2009 when he hauled in 10 receptions for 250 yards and two TDs against the Kansas City Chiefs…Finished his fourth year in the league with a career-high 81 receptions for 1,320 yards and 11 TDs and earned his first selection to the Pro Bowl…Followed his breakout season with 69 receptions, 1,041 yards, seven TDs and his second Pro Bowl in 2010…Became the 10th undrafted free agent in NFL history to record two 1,000-yard receiving seasons…Ended his time with the Cowboys ranked ninth in receptions (301) in team history.

Pro Bowl Selections (2): 2009-10

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Totaled 24 receptions for 244 yards over the course of 11 games and eight starts…Finished sixth on the team in receptions and receiving yards…Inactive for five games with a hamstring injury…(9/8) vs. NYG: Tie  single-game career high with 10 receptions for 72 yards.

2012: Started 15 of 16 games played…Finished second on the team in receptions (66), receiving yards (943) and TD catches (six)…(9/16) at Sea: Caught 30th career TD pass among five catches for 63 yards on the day…(9/23) vs. TB: Led the team with 107 yards on five catches to mark his 13th career 100-yard game…(10/21) at Car.: Complied a team-high 97 receiving yards and his fourth TD of the season on five catches…(10/28) vs. NYG: Recorded his second 100-yard game of the season and 14th career after racking up 133 yards on nine catches…(11/18) vs. Cle.: Eclipsed 4,000 career receiving yards after finishing with six catches for 58 yards to increase his career total to 4,021…(12/23) vs. NO: Scored the game-tying TD on a 19-yard catch with 0:21 remaining in regulation to force overtime…Finished with four receptions for 45 yards. 

2011: Finished second on the team with seven TD catches despite missing six games with a hamstring injury…Started all 10 games played…Ranked fourth on the squad with 43 receptions and 579 receiving yards…(9/11) at NYJ: Opened the season with five catches for 90 yards and a TD…(9/18) at SF: Caught a career-high three TDs receptions…Finished with nine catches for 143 yards…(10/16) at NE: Led the team with seven catches for 74 yards…Surpassed 3,000 career receiving yards, finishing the game with 3,022…(12/24) vs. Phi.: Scored the team’s only TD on a 4-yard catch…Totaled four catches for 40 yards.

2010: Started all 16 games…Led the team with 1,041 receiving yards…Finished second on the squad in TDs (seven) and receptions (69)…Earned his second trip to the Pro Bowl…Finished with five 100-yard receiving games and tied his single-game high of 10 receptions in back-to-back weeks to open the season…(9/12) at Was.: Opened the season tying his single-game high with 10 catches…Racked up 146 yards receiving and one TD…(9/19) vs. Chi.: Tied career high with 10 receptions for 142 yards…(10/10) vs. Ten.: Led the team with nine catches for 166 yards and registered a career-long 69-yard TD reception…(10/31) vs. Jax.: Finished with a team-high 117 receiving yards on seven catches…(11/21) vs. Det.: Hauled in two TD catches…(11/25) vs. NO: Finished with three catches for 25 yards and a career-long 60-yard TD run…Marked the first rushing TD of his career…(12/25) at Ari.: Scored his seventh TD of the season to go along with a team-high 115 receiving yards on six catches…(1/1) at Phi.: Caught two passes for 62 yards to push his season total to 1,041 yards…Marked the second season that he finished with 1,000 yards receiving, accomplishing the feat in back-to-back years.

2009: Led the Cowboys with 1,320 receiving yards on 81 catches and 11 TDs, all career highs…Ranked third in the NFL and first in the NFC in receiving yards…Earned his first Pro Bowl selection…Became the 15th undrafted player in NFL history to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards and 12th with 10-or-more TDs in a season…Accumulated 482 receiving yards in his first three career starts, most by an NFL player through his first three starts…Totaled 531 yards over a four-game stretch, the third most in team history over a four-game span… Played in all 16 games with nine starts…(10/11) at KC: Set a Dallas single-game record with 250 receiving yards in his first career start…Hauled in 10 catches and two TDs, earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors…Marked the first time in NFL history that a player reached 250 yards receiving in his first start…Austin’s second score of the day was a game-winning 60-yard TD that came in overtime…The score marked the first time an NFL player scored an overtime TD in their first career start…(10/25) vs. Atl.: Caught six passes for 171 yards and two TDs in his second career start…His 421 yards in two games was the most in team history over a two-game span…(11/26) vs. Oak.: Hauled in seven catches for 145 yards and a TD…(12/6) at NYG: Tied his career-high with 10 catches for 104 yards and a score…(12/13) vs. SD: Racked up 71 yards on six catches and his 10th TD of the season…(12/19) at NO: Broke the 1,000-yard mark on the season for the first time in his career after catching seven passes for 139 yards and his 11th score of the year…(1/9/10) vs. Phi: Led the team with seven catches for 82 yards and a TD in his first career postseason start.

2008: Played in 12 games…Saw action on special teams and offense throughout the year…Finished his third season with 13 catches for 278 yards and three TDs…Averaged 21.4 yards a catch…Returned 29 kickoffs for 624 yards…(9/21) at GB: Scored his first career TD on a 63-yard catch…Finished with two catches for 115 yards and his first career 100-yard game.

2007: Played in all 16 games…Spent most of his time on special teams, returning kickoffs…Posted 612 yards on 24 returns, including 60-yard long…Ranked third in the NFC (ninth in the NFL) with a kickoff return average of 25.5 yards per return…Added five receptions for 76 yards on the year…(11/29) vs. GB: Complied a career-high 166 yards on six kickoff returns.

2006: Played in nine games during his rookie season…Was one of three rookie free agents to make the team out of the 2006 training camp…Primarily returned kickoffs for the Cowboys…Finished the season with 743 yards on 29 returns (26.0 avg.)…Longest return of the year was 37 yards…(1/6/07) at Sea.: Set team playoff records for kick-return average (45.3 yards) and longest kickoff return with a 93-yard TD.

College: Finished as Monmouth University’s all-time leader in TD catches (33), receptions (150) and receiving yards (2,867)…Finished his senior year with 1,101 yards receiving on 51 catches and a school-record 14 TDs…Led the team in receptions, yards and TDs during his sophomore and junior seasons…Majored in history.

Personal: Given name is Miles Jonathon Austin III…Born in Summit, N.J…High School: Attended Garfield High School in N.J., where he played WR and DB…Also played basketball, finishing with 1,028 career points…Member of the track and field team and recorded the second-longest javelin throw in Bergen County history (214’8”)…Community Involvement: Began the Austin Family Foundation, which aims to support and promote youth programming in low-income areas through character development and community involvement (www.austinfamilyfoundation.org)...Has also volunteered with the Salvation Army and Make-a-Wish…Hobbies/Interests: Reached out to Browns legend Bernie Kosar upon signing with the team and received his support to wear No. 19.