Heinie Miller
Born:(1893-01-01)January 1, 1893
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Died:June 9, 1964(1964-06-09) (aged 71)
Longport, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s)Guard/End
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania
Career history
As coach
1920–1922Saint Joseph's Prep (PA)
1923Saint Joseph's
1925–1932Temple
1934–1939Saint Joseph's
1942West Chester
As player
1920Union Club of Phoenixville
1920–1921Buffalo All-Americans
1921Union AA of Philadelphia
1922–1924Frankford Yellow Jackets
1925Milwaukee Badgers

Henry John "Heinie" Miller (January 1, 1893 – June 9, 1964) was an American football player and coach from 1920 to 1942. He played in The National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo All-Americans and the Milwaukee Badgers. Miller also played for the Union Club of Phoenixville, and its later incarnation, the Union Athletic Association of Philadelphia. He was also a player-coach for the Frankford Yellow Jackets, prior to their NFL membership in 1926. Before playing professional football, Miller played college football for the University of Pennsylvania. While playing for the Penn Quakers football team, he was a consensus first-team All-American in both 1917 and 1919.[1]

Miller died at the age of 71 at his home in Longport, New Jersey.[2]

Head coaching record

College

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Saint Joseph's Hawks (Independent) (1923)
1923 Saint Joseph's 5–2
Temple Owls (Independent) (1925–1932)
1925 Temple 5–2–2
1926 Temple 5–3
1927 Temple 7–1
1928 Temple 7–1–2
1929 Temple 6–3–1
1930 Temple 7–3
1931 Temple 8–1–1
1932 Temple 5–1–2
Temple: 50–15–8
Saint Joseph's Hawks (Independent) (1934–1939)
1934 Saint Joseph's 2–5–1
1935 Saint Joseph's 3–4–1
1936 Saint Joseph's 6–2–1
1937 Saint Joseph's 5–3–1
1938 Saint Joseph's 6–3
1939 Saint Joseph's 4–4–1
Saint Joseph's: 31–23–5
West Chester Golden Rams (Independent) (1942)
1942 West Chester 5–3–1
West Chester: 5–3–1
Total: 86–41–14

References

  1. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. ^ via Associated Press. "Heinie Miller, All-America End in 1919, Dies", Park City Daily News, June 10, 1964. Accessed May 30, 2013. "Longport, NJ (AP) - Henry (Heinie) Miller, All-America football end in 1919 at the University of Pennsylvania died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home in this resort near Atlantic City."