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Creighton Miller


Creighton Eugene Miller

Inducted 1976

Date of Birth



Cleveland, OH


University of Notre Dame (1941-1943)


Notre Dame coach Frank Leahy said of Creighton Miller, "He was the best halfback I ever coached." Notre Dame had a 24-3-3 record in his time and was national champion in 1943. In 1942, Miller rushed for 151 yards against Northwestern. This was a school record that lasted until 1974. In 1943, his season rushing total, 911 yards led the nation. He was a consensus All-America and placed fourth in the Heisman voting. After graduating from Notre Dame in 1944, he enrolled at Yale Law School and served as Yale assistant football coach. He practiced law in Cleveland and served as legal counsel for the National Football League Players Association from 1956-1969. He was the son of Harry "Red" Miller, captain of the 1908 Notre Dame team. Harry was one of five Miller brothers who played football at Notre Dame. The others were Ray, Walter, Gerry, and Don. Creighton also had a brother, Tom, who played at Notre Dame.


Height 6'0

Weight 190

Career Highlights

  • 1943 Consensus All-America
  • 1943 Heisman - Fourth
  • 1943 Led the nation in rushing
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