OU football: Trey Millard knows his NFL future might include special teams play

The fullback was arguably Oklahoma’s best, most valuable player over the past four seasons. His blocking ability was second-to-none; he could also catch passes out of the backfield, carry the ball and even play tight end.
by Jason Kersey Published: May 4, 2014
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photo - OU’s Trey Millard, center, runs past Kansas defenders during a game earlier this season. Millard will miss the remainder of his senior season after suffering a knee injury Saturday against Texas Tech.  Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
OU’s Trey Millard, center, runs past Kansas defenders during a game earlier this season. Millard will miss the remainder of his senior season after suffering a knee injury Saturday against Texas Tech. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

He said you guys have watched film together. Have you been impressed with his grasp on the game from a mental standpoint?

“He’s eager to learn; I think that’s one of the most important things for a young guy coming in. He doesn't have a big head or anything like that. He knows that college football is a different animal than high school, and he’s ready to learn and become a better football player.”

Your versatility was obviously something that made you extremely valuable at OU. Is that something NFL scouts have told you they are impressed by as well?

“That’s been my number one quality. When you have a 53-man roster, you need guys who can do multiple things. That’s something that I bring to the table, as well as being a special teams guy.”


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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