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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Tarique Milton, WR, The University of Texas

Tarique Milton the physically gifted wide receiver from The University of Texas recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds
Tarique Milton the physically gifted wide receiver from The University of Texas recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds
  • Name: Tarique Milton
  • Position: WR
  • College: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Twitter: @ElamarDaGreat
  • Instagram: @_thisoneforyou

What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

My Mom signed me up and it turns out I was good at it and I started off playing flag football.

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

My first collegiate touchdown against Oklahoma State my freshman year.

What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?

Just becoming the best version of myself and reach my full potential.

If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

Randy Moss, he’s the reason I wanted to play wide receiver and he’s the reason why I love football. So definitely want to spend time with him.

Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?

My mother, she’s the reason why I’m here and why I got this far and I want to make sure she retires and see her be proud of me.

What is your favorite offensive scheme and why?

Air raid type, that suits my play style best. I feel like I’m a vertical threat and air raid suits me best.

What should we know about Tarique Milton the person?

I’m just cool, out of the way. I’m talkative and chill and simple.

What stands out about your film the most?

My ability to really make plays on limited opportunities in college and it really doesn’t take much to get me going.

How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?

I try to look at everything as not bad but as a lesson and everything happens for a reason and every challenge/obstacle is an opportunity to grow.

What would a team get in a player like you?

Somebody that is resilient, humble, a hard worker, really committed and loyal that gets the job done.

What do you love the most about the game of football?

Stepping on the field and feeling the atmosphere of the fans and being able to perform.

Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?

Johnnie Lang, he grew up with me and played at Arkansas State this past season and he didn’t get that much of an opportunity to show that skill.

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