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Dome-inence? One Bronco returns to the Georgia Dome

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Dome-inence? One Bronco returns to the Georgia Dome

By Paul Gerke. CREATED Aug 28, 2014

Senior Wide Receiver Matt Miller has fond memories of his last game at the Georgia Dome.

“The Georgia Dome holds twice as many people as my hometown, so it was kind of surreal that first time going in there," said Miller. "I’m excited to go back. It’s such a sweet environment, especially for the younger guys. It’s something they’re going to cherish for the rest of their lives.”

The last time Miller played in the dome was a 35-21 win over 19th-ranked Georgia to start the 2011 season. Miller led the Broncos with 57 receiving yards in his first collegiate game. His first career catch was a touchdown from quarterback Kellen Moore.

Miller thought back to that play and said, “That was one of the plays we tried all week in practice. It never went my way the entire time, so it was a surprise when I got the ball.”

20 Broncos on the current roster were a part of that 2011 team, including kicker Dan Goodale, who finished a perfect 5-for-5 on extra point attempts.

“I actually don’t remember it that well, probably because I was really nervous, laughed Goodale. "All I could focus on was just kicking the ball and making sure I made them. For a kicker, it’s a real paradise. Temperature is controlled and there is no wind our outside factors. It’s you and the uprights basically. You don’t have to worry about anything else.”