Sam Mills was an original member of the Carolina Panthers NFL team. The 5'9" linebacker joined the team as a 36-year old free agent in 1995. He started every game for the team for three seasons.
Before joining the Panthers, he played nine seasons with the New Orleans Saints. After retiring in 1997, he remained with the Panthers as a linebackers coach. He passed away in 2005 after a 20-month battle with cancer.
By milwhcky @ 2011-09-01 18:42:42