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Statue of Sam Mills outside of Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Statue of Sam Mills outside of Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC

Sam Mills, Jr. (June 3, 1959 - April 18, 2005) was an NFL Linebacker for twelve seasons and a linebackers coach for the Carolina Panthers. Mills was described by the Panthers organization as an integral part of the effort that built the team's defense into one that has ranked in the top 10 each of the last two seasons. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Sammills. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The defensive team or defense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage not in possession of the ball. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1995 Home Field Bank of America Stadium City Charlotte, North Carolina Team Colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox League Championships (0) Conference Championships (1) NFC 2003 Division Championships (2) NFC West: 1996 NFC South: 2003 The...


Mills, a native of Neptune, New Jersey, attended Montclair State University and played for the Philadelphia Stars of the USFL for three years before following his coach, Jim Mora, to the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. During his tenure with the Saints, Mills was a key part of the team's linebacker corps, the "Dome Patrol", in the early 1990's that consistently took the Saints to the playoffs. On moving to the Carolina Panthers, Mills helped carry the team to a 12-4 record in its second season. Neptune, New Jersey can refer to either: Neptune Township, New Jersey Neptune City, New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Montclair State University is a public university located in Montclair, New Jersey. ... Philadelphia Stars can refer to different things: The Philadelphia Stars were a baseball team in the Negro National League from 1934 to 1948. ... The United States Football League was a professional American football league that played three seasons between 1983 and 1985, in the process presenting the rival National Football League with its greatest competitor since the 1960s version of the American Football League. ... Jim Mora is the former head coach of the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars, New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Due to damage caused to the Louisiana Superdome by Hurricane Katrina, games are split between: Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge) Alamodome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett League Championships... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... A playoff in sports (North American professional sports in particular) is a game or series of games played after the regular season is over with the goal of determining a league champion. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1995 Home Field Bank of America Stadium City Charlotte, North Carolina Team Colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox League Championships (0) Conference Championships (1) NFC 2003 Division Championships (2) NFC West: 1996 NFC South: 2003 The...


Mills played 12 seasons in the NFL and recorded 1,319 tackles, 20.5 sacks, 11 interceptions and four touchdowns while starting 173 of 181 games. He played the first nine seasons of his career with the New Orleans Saints and the final three years with the Panthers, earning five Pro Bowl selections, including one as a Panther in 1996. He is the only person in the Carolina Panthers Hall of Fame. He was elected to both the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame (1991) and the Sports Hall of Fame of New Jersey (1993). NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Due to damage caused to the Louisiana Superdome by Hurricane Katrina, games are split between: Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge) Alamodome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett League Championships... Jump to: navigation, search The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


His tenacity and speed on the field, which surpassed his relatively dimunitive size, earned him the nickname "the Field Mouse."


Mills was diagnosed with intestinal cancer in August 2003. At first, doctors told him he had only several months to live. But Mills battled the disease bravely. He underwent chemotherapy and radiation, but continued coaching. He was an inspirational force in the Panthers’ post-season run to Super Bowl XXXVIII, delivering an emotional speech to the team before a playoff victory. Jump to: navigation, search When normal cells are damaged or old they undergo apoptosis; cancer cells, however, avoid apoptosis. ... Jump to: navigation, search Date February 1, 2004 Stadium Reliant Stadium City Houston, Texas MVP Tom Brady, Quarterback Favorite Patriots by 7 National Anthem Beyonce Knowles Coin toss Earl Campbell, Ollie Matson, Don Maynard, Y.A. Tittle, Mike Singletary, Gene Upshaw Halftime show Janet Jackson, P. Diddy, Kid Rock, and...


Mills died at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina on the morning of April 18, 2005 at the age of 45. Jump to: navigation, search For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ...


Mills' number #51 was retired by the Panthers at the start of the 2005 NFL season. The 2005 National Football League regular season began on Thursday, September 8, 2005 and ends on Sunday, January 1, 2006, New Years Day. ...


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Sam Mills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (642 words)
Mills was born in Neptune, New Jersey, and raised atleast during his highschool years in Long Branch, New Jersey and attended the highschool there.
During his tenure with the Saints, Mills was a key part of the team's linebacker corps, the "Dome Patrol", in the early 1990's that consistently took the Saints to the playoffs.
Mills became a free agent at the end of the 1994 NFL season, and was signed by the expansion team Carolina Panthers.
Sam Mills, NFL linebacker, 45; was inspirational coach - The Boston Globe (662 words)
Sam Mills, an undersized linebacker who became a Pro Bowl player with New Orleans and Carolina and was an assistant coach for the Panthers, died yesterday after fighting cancer for nearly two years.
Mills, who was diagnosed with cancer of the small intestine in August 2003 but continued to coach Carolina's linebackers between chemotherapy treatments, died at his home.
Mills was diagnosed with cancer in 2003, hours before he coached the Panthers' linebackers in their preseason finale.
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