Anthony Miller was born on October 9, 1994, in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a wide receiver in the NFL.
Miller attended Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tennessee, where he played football and ran track for the Purple Wave athletic teams. During high school, he participated in the 2012 AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Classic and scored two TD, finished prep career as the Purple Wave’s all-time leading receiver with 1,779 yards and had 14 career TD. He was a two-time Commercial Appeal Best of Preps selection in 2011 and 2012.
Miller joined the University of Memphis football team as a walk-on. He redshirted in 2013 and then again in 2014 due to an injury. In 2015, he played in 12 games and made four starts; he caught a pass in all 12 games in which he played recording 47 receptions for 694 yards with five receiving touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns. In 2016, Miller started all 13 games; he put together the best season by a receiver in school history and set school records with 95 receptions for 1,434 yards and 14 touchdowns. He had 13 multi-reception games, including five contests with double-digit catches and set school’s single-game receptions record with 15. He caught 12 passes for a school single-game record 250 yards and two TD. During his senior season in 2017, he broke Duke Calhoun's school records for career receptions and receiving yards, Carlos Singleton's school record for career receiving touchdowns, and his outright record for single-season receiving touchdowns and shared record for single-game receiving touchdowns.
Miller was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round, 51st overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft
Miller was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round, 51st overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft. He was the sixth wide receiver to be selected that year. Miller finished his rookie season with 33 catches for 423 yards and seven touchdowns. His seven touchdowns led the team and were the most by a Bears rookie since Willie Gault had seven in 1983; he also ranked second in the league among rookie receivers behind the Atlanta Falcons' Calvin Ridley.
On July 26, 2021, Miller was traded to the Houston Texans along with a 2022 seventh-round pick for a 2022 fifth-round pick.