Class of 2006 Prospect - MS DE Milton Talbert

Milton Talbert, a 6-2, 234-pound defensive end from Hattiesburg High School, is probably one of the top 10 players in the state of Mississippi and he has the offers to prove it.

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Player Info:

  • Position: Defensive End
  • High School: Hattiesburg (MS) High School
  • Ht, Wt: 6-2, 234
  • First Year to Start: 10th Grade
  • Honors: All-Area, All-District, Team Best Defensive Lineman
  • Academics: A and B student
  • BP, SQ, VJ: 315 Bench Press, 405 Squat

    Q and A with Milton Talbert

    Who is sending you letters?
    "Ole Miss, Auburn, Mississippi State. I got a letter from USC (Southern Cal) the other day. That shocked me. West Virginia, USM, Louisville, Georgia Tech. There are some more, but that's all I can think of right now."

    What college camps did you attend last year and what college camps do you plan on going to this summer?
    "I went to Ole Miss (last year). I would like to go to Auburn, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Florida State and some others. (Teammate) Bubba Kirksey and I will go to a lot of camps this summer."

    What schools have offered you scholarships?
    "Mississippi State and Ole Miss."

    Who offered first?
    "Mississippi State was the first people to offer me, the first one that I got in writing. I didn't even know if I was going to get an offer. It was really surprising. I was very thankful and thanked God for the blessing."

    Who are your favorite colleges?
    "Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, USM and Florida State."

    How would you describe yourself as a player?
    "I try to lead by example. You can't tell someone to do something if you aren't doing it yourself. I also love my team. Everybody on my team brings something different to help the team. People also tell me that I am pretty quick for my size. They say that they haven't seen a guy like me be as fast as I am."

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