Milburn Favors Ducks

DeChe' Milburn is one of the more talented all-around athletes on the west coast, doubling as a multi-dimensional threat at wide receiver and safety at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Arizona. eDuck Sports caught up with Milburn and he indicated that he currently favors a certain team from the Pacific Northwest.



Do you currently hold an offer from Oregon?

"No, not yet, but I'm really interested in them though."

Have you had any contact with the Oregon coaching staff?

"They sent me some stuff about coming to their Junior Day and they wanted film and they've been sending me letters and e-mails all season, but [I haven't talked to them] on the phone or anything like that."

What would you say your overall interest in Oregon is at this point?

"My interest level...probably high. I like how their program is consistently winning every year, they play in a good conference, and I hear they have a good journalism program, which is what I want to major in."

How would you describe yourself as a player?

"I'm a very physical, aggressive player with a lot of athleticism and I'm a smart football player who knows where to go."

Would you compare yourself to anyone at the collegiate or professional level?

"I like to compare myself to Larry Fitzgerald [on offense] and Ed Reed on defense."

Are teams looking to play you on offense or defense? Do you have a preference?

"From what I know of right now, Arizona is the only team looking at me as a receiver. I think the other teams have me as an 'athlete'. I'm kind of leaning towards defense a little bit, but I'm not sure yet. I'm open to anything."

What are you looking for in a program?

"Consistently winning every year, a good English program, and a BCS conference."

Do you have any offers from other schools?

"Not yet, but I'm getting a lot of interest from Pac-10 schools, Big 12 schools, and North Carolina."

Do you have any favorites at this point? A top three? Top five?

"My top five would be Colorado, Oregon, Nebraska, North Carolina, and Arizona...probably Oregon [is] first right now."

Are you planning on going to any Junior Days?

"Yes, I already went to U of A's (University of Arizona) and I plan on going to Oregon's, Nebraska's, and North Carolina's...and Colorado's."

Do you plan on going to any camps later this spring or in the summer?

"I just recently won overall MVP at the Schuman Junior Camp...I'm going to the Nike Camp in Houston in May and I'm trying to go to the college camps at all the schools I'm interested in and I want to go to [Badger Sport] 7-on-7 tournament in Vegas."

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