Dolphins sign former Hurricane Miller

Dolphins sign former Hurricane Miller

Published Jun. 4, 2012 2:07 p.m. ET

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins have signed running back Lamar Miller, their fourth-round draft pick.

A local player from the University of Miami, Miller was chosen 97th overall in April. A two-year letterman and one-year starter with the Hurricanes, Miller played in 23 career games with 13 starts. He gained 1,918 yards rushing with 15 touchdowns and caught 28 passes for 181 yards and one score.

Miller also is expected to contribute on special teams. In college, he had 15 kickoff returns 376 yards (25.1 average) and one touchdown.