Von Miller has a new nickname and a new shoe just in time for the playoffs.
The Texas A&M alum, who topped his superb Rookie of the Year season with a team-record 18 1/2 sacks in his second year with the Denver Broncos, wanted to fly to Arlington, Texas, to watch his Aggies play in the Cotton Bowl last week.
Trouble is, coach John Fox scheduled a team lift last Saturday to keep players from jetting off for the weekend, although he was more concerned about flights out West to Las Vegas than to DFW.
So, Miller had to watch on TV as Johnny Manziel, the exciting dual-threat quarterback known as ''Johnny Football'' and the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, guided the Aggies past Oklahoma 41-13 Friday night.
The next morning, Fox dubbed his elite pass-rusher ''Vonny Football.''
Miller likes the new nickname and joked he'll call his new custom-made Adidas shoe the same thing.
Miller tested his new shoe, a high-top version of the five-star cleats he used to wear, at practi...