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Steelers sign Miller, Sexton

The Steelers signed linebacker Jarvis Miller and receiver Mathew Sexton on Wednesday.

Miller spent four years (2015-18) at Penn State before playing at the University of Massachusetts as a graduate student in 2019. He played in 12 games in 2019 at UMass, starting 11, and was fourth on the team with 60 tackles. He also had 4.5 tackles for a loss, one sack and a quarterback hurry.

While at Penn State he played in 33 games from 2016-18, after redshirting his freshman year. He finished with 23 tackles, two tackles for a loss, one sack, one pass defense and a fumble recovery. Miller, who wasn't drafted in 2020, finished his college career with 83 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss and two sacks.

Sexton, who also went undrafted in 2020, finished his college career at Eastern Michigan with 100 receptions for 1,135 yards, a 14.2-yard average, and nine touchdowns in 43 games. Last year he played in The Spring League for the Aviators, who made it to the championship game. He played both receiver and as a returner, with a walk-off punt return for a touchdown in Week 2 and returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown in Week 3. The Spring League helps players from smaller schools continue their football dreams.

He had his best season in 2019 when he caught 34 passes for 508 yards and four touchdowns, while in 2018 he had 37 receptions for 419 yards and three touchdowns.

Sexton, who took part in Eastern Michigan's pro day this year, also contributed on special teams. He had 26 special teams tackles in his career and also returned kickoffs and punts. In 2017 he had 14 special teams tackles while returning 18 kickoffs for 312 yards, a 17.3-yard average. He has only two career punt returns, including one for a touchdown in 2019.