Chris Milton
Chris Milton

RS Junior

Folkston, Ga.

High School:
Charlton County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190




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Georgia Tech Football 2013 Season Summary

The Jackets played in a bowl game for the 17th consecutive season


Georgia Tech Overpowers Syracuse, 56-0

Vad Lee ran for two touchdowns and added a long scoring pass.


Georgia Tech Opens Season With 70-0 Win Over Elon

Vad Lee threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more in Georgia Tech's 70-0 rout of Elon in their season opener on Saturday.


Safety Stock

Even with Isaiah Johnson on the sidelines, Georgia Tech solid at safety


Football vs. Clemson

NCAA Football: Clemson at Georgia Tech (USATSI)


2012 Sun Bowl - Georgia Tech vs USC (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory

A skilled and versatile defensive back who will compete for a starting role this season and may be one of the nation's best special teams players... started six games last season at safety... will likely move over to cornerback this season... was the only player in the nation last season to block three punts... was outstanding on special teams in 2012, especially on kickoff coverage... can play any position in the secondary.

2014 (junior): Started all 13 games ... Had 24 tackles, including 21 solo and one tackle for loss, which ranked 10th on the defense ... Returned one interception for a touchdown, blocked a field goal and a PAT ...Recorded one solo tackle vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ...Tallied a career-high five tackles, including four solo, at Georgia (Nov. 29) ...Returned an interception 62 yards for a touchdown, had one pass breakup and two solo tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ...Had one solo tackle vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ...Tallied three tackles, including two tackles, at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Recorded two tackles, including one solo, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ...Had one solo tackle and two pass break ups vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ...Started vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Blocked a field goal and recorded two solo tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Registered three solo tackles vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Recorded three solo tackles at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had one tackle, blocked at PAT and broke up a pass against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (sophomore): Played in all 13 games and started six games at safety... recorded 16 tackles, including 13 solo tackles, and one tackle for loss... picked off two passes, including one returned for a touchdown... had two pass break-ups... had all three of Georgia Tech's blocked punts... recorded a 54-yard interception return for a touchdown, blocked a punt and had two pass break-ups in the season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... had three solo tackles and a tackle for loss vs. North Carolina (Sept. 21)... recorded three solo tackles and had a 13-yard interception return at Miami (Oct. 5)... blocked a punt and had two tackles at BYU (Oct. 12)... blocked another punt the next week and had a 22-yard punt return vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19).

2012 (redshirt freshman): Played in all 14 games and made one start... named Tech's special teams player of the game two times... recorded 20 tackles with 17 of them solo tackles... had two pass break-ups and forced one fumble... also had a pair of kickoff returns... recorded three solo tackles in back-to-back games against Presbyterian (Sept. 8) and Virginia (Sept. 15)... registered a pair of tackles and a forced fumble in the win over Boston College (Oct. 20)... recorded three tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 10)... recorded for tackles, including three solo tackles, vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 1).

2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Charlton County HS... earned four varsity letters for coach Rich McWhorter... played quarterback and running back as a senior... rated as the 19th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... rushed for 975 yards as a senior... as a junior he passed for 2,600 yards and rushed for 1,100 yards while completing 57 percent of his pass attempts... as a punter he averaged nearly 39 yards per attempt... helped lead CCHS to regional titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009... named all-state in 2009 and 2010... chosen to play in the GACA North-South All-Star Game.

Personal: Full name is Christopher Devon Milton... parents are Norris and Victoria... has three siblings -- Norris, Jr., Sharena and Terrence... Norris, Jr. played football at Clark Atlanta... Terrence currently plays for Clark Atlanta... related to former Tech standout Tashard Choice... born Sept. 15, 1992 in Waycross, Ga... previously lived in Callahan, Fla... enjoys fishing and watching movies... began playing football at age seven... a business administration major.

Career Highs
Tackles:5 at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Boston College, Oct. 20, 2012
Interceptions: 1, three, last vs. Clemson, Nov. 15, 2014
Interception Returns: 62 yards vs. Clemson, Nov. 15, 2014 (TD)
Kickoff Returns: 2 vs. Clemson, Oct. 6, 2012
Longest Kickoff Return: 20 vs. Clemson, Oct. 6, 2012
Punt Returns: 1 vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013
Longest Punt Return: 22 vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013
PB: 2, three times, last vs.Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Blocked Field Goals: 1, at Virginia Tech, Sept. 20, 2014
Blocked Punts: 1, three times, last vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013

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