January 21, 2011

Milton making his way to Mississippi State

Due to extensive amounts of traveling between Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia and his home in Pineville, La., this week, Derrick Milton was unsure if he would keep his official visit to Mississippi State this weekend.

But following an in-home visit with two members of the Bulldogs coaching staff Milton is back on the visitors list and more excited than ever about coming to MSU.

"Coach (Greg) Knox actually came down (Thursday) and saw me," Milton said. "Him and coach Scott Sallach came down and convinced me to visit. They talked to me and made me realize a lot of things and were absolutely right. I feel real strong about them and glad that I'm taking a visit now."

The prep school running back has had the Bulldogs out in front since the summer. He took an unofficial visit to the Starkville campus for a few days in June and hopes to find out more about campus life this time around.

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