UCLA - Milton is one of several young backs who will compete for playing time at tailback ... Fast and very strong, he gained valuable experience during his first season of action in 2009.
2009 - Appeared in seven games off the bench ... Ranked fifth on the squad with 134 rushing yards ... Saw his first career action in the opener against San Diego State ... Rushed for 45 yards on eight carries ... Carried three times for 12 yards at Tennessee and also made one reception (11) and a key first down during UCLA second quarter touchdown drive ... Did not see action against Kansas State ... Carried twice for minus two yards at Stanford ... Did not play versus Oregon due to illness ... Made one catch (14) against Cal ... Saw limited action at Oregon State ... Netted 35 yards on seven carries, mostly from the "wildcat" formation against Washington ... Ran nine times for 44 yards at Washington State, including a 22-yard burst ... Did not play against Arizona State, at USC or in the bowl win over Temple.
2008 - Did not see game action in his first season in the program and has three seasons of eligibility remaining ... Offensive co-winner of UCLA's Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played football at Birmingham High School in Lake Balboa, CA for coach Ed Croson ... Parade All-American ... EA Sports second-team All-American ... USA Today second-team All-American ... Earned four stars from rivals.com ... Earned four stars from scout.com ... Ranked No. 30 nationally and No. 4 in the West at running back by scout.com ... Cal-Hi Sports California Player of the Year and All-State first team ... L.A. Daily News Player of the Year ... L.A. Times Back of the Year ... As a senior, he rushed for 2,210 yards and 39 touchdowns while leading his school to a second straight City Section Championship ... Ran for 832 yards and 13 touchdowns in the playoffs ... In the City title game against Carson, he ran for 179 yards and three scores, including an 89-yard dash ... Rushed for 6,695 career yards and scored 103 touchdowns, both City Section records ... As a junior, he rushed for 2,374 yards and 29 touchdowns ... As a sophomore, he ran for 1,700 yards and 28 touchdowns ... Scored six touchdowns on receptions. ... Lettered in track, baseball and basketball.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Milton Knox, Jr. ... Born: January 25, 1990 in Pacoima, CA ... Parents: Milton Knox, Sr. and Cecila Penland ... Has one sister, Tinisha and three brothers, Dayon, Rodney and Troy ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as winning three City championships ... Lists NFL standouts Maurice Jones-Drew, Barry Sanders and Emmitt Smith as the athletes he admires the most ... Hobbies include doing impressions of famous people ... History major.
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