Position: Wide Receiver
Height /Weight: 6-4 / 218
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: DeMatha HS
Major: Mass Communications
At Delaware: Talented third-year player who enters pre-season practices expecting to battle for playing time at the “Z” receiver spot with the graduation of Mark Mackey and Tommy Crosby…projected as No. 2 receiver behind senior co-captain Mark Schenauer…blessed with excellent size at 6-4 with good speed…could also make an impact in special teams...caught one pass for 26 yards in 2011 spring game.
2010 Season: Appeared in four games for the Blue Hens but did not catch a pass...earned first letter…made great strides during the season...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Did not see game action in first season at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility…team went 6-5 under Keeler.
High School: Played wide receiver for head coach Bill McGregor at DeMatha Catholic High School...led team to a three-year record of 32-4, including three straight WCAC conference titles...team was ranked No. 10 in the country and No. 1 in the Maryland-DC area by USA Today in 2006...team was ranked No. 2 in area in 2007 and No. 3 in 2008 by the Washington Post...caught 25 passes for 400 yards and three touchdowns as a senior in 2008...earned third team All-WCAC honors as a senior...was team’s Unsung Hero Award winner...also competed in track and field and led team to a second place team finish at the 2008 WCAC meet...competed in long jump and sprints...won the 200 meters (22.4), anchored the winning 4 x 100m relay and 4 x 200m relay, and placed second in the long jump at the 2009 WCAC conference meet...National Honor Society student and senior class president.
Personal: Michael Eric "Mike" Milburn II...born April 12, 1991...son of Michael and Kimla Milburn...has a younger brother and younger sister...honor student as a mass communications major at Delaware with a minor in journalism...active with UD student television station and will work with UD athletics media relations office during the year…anchored show Fullcourt Press on UD student television in 2010-11...member of UD Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)...enjoys basketball and video games in spare time...cousin, Glen Milburn, played several seasons in the National Football League…has worked at a local golf course during the summer.
Career Offensive Statistics at Delaware