Named All-Big 12 First Team by coaches ... earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors from AP as a tight end ... named Capital One Academic All-District VII Team and Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... started eight of the 13 games at fullback ... finished fifth on the team in both rushing and receiving ... posted career highs in rushing, receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns this season ... caught a career-high five passes for 119 yards, including a 73-yard reception and a 24-yard touchdown, against Texas.
Versatile fullback had a total of 37 offensive touches ... All-Big 12 first team by coaches ... had a career-long 61-yard run for a touchdown at Kansas State ... also had a five-yard TD rush at Baylor ... had a three-yard touchdown reception vs. Texas Tech ... leads the team with 14 special teams tackles ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Academic All-District.
True freshman was Sooners' starting fullback ... All-Big 12 second team by the coaches ... All-Big 12 freshman team by ESPN.com ... scored four TDs on the year, three rushing and one receiving ... had TD runs vs. Iowa State, Missouri and Oklahoma State and TD reception at Cincinnati ... had a career-long catch of 25 yards at Missouri ... credited with nine tackles, all on special teams.
A four-star recruit by Rivals.com ... three-star recruit by Scout.com and ESPN ... recorded 219 carries for 1,413 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2009 ... had 21 receptions for 248 yards and one touchdown ... captain of football and basketball teams ... National Honor Society member ... member of MAAC, a minority scholars organization ... accomplished writer who has had two poems published. No. 5 player in Missouri (Rivals.com)...No. 7 player in Missouri (Scout.com)...No. 15 tight end (Rivals.com)...No. 19 middle linebacker (Scout.com).
Son of Rob and Joy Millard ... played soccer until eighth grade before picking up the sport of football ... mother is the head of the conference department at the University of Missouri ... brother, Ky, played football at Westminster College in Missouri ... cousin, J.D. Gasparovic, played men's volleyball at Ball State ... psychology major ... pronounced MILL-ard.