Interview with Michigan QB Commit Joe Milton

Joe Milton, 6’5 222 pounds

Class of 2018

4 star recruit, 124th overall in the country (ESPN)

Committed to Michigan on May 7th

From Orlando, Florida

I got a chance to interview the next big thing here at Michigan, quarterback Joe Milton. I interviewed him to let the fans get to know him better.

Question: What made you commit to Michigan?

Answer: “ What made me commit to the University of Michigan, the school itself is great and by me going there I know I will be set for life. The second reason is the coaching staff is awesome, I think with coach Jim Harbaugh and coach pep as my coach we can do big things at Michigan because we are always on the same page.”

Question: How do you feel playing for a coach that has been called a QB specialist?

Answer: “ I feel great because he knows what he’s talking about and I know I can be successful.”

Question: What are you looking forward to most on campus?

Answer: ” Just living a new life and making my family happy and being successful.”

Question: Have you been in contact with any current players?

Answer: ” Yes I know Devin Gil, Devin Bush, Rashan Gary, and Donovan Peoples Jones.”

Question: What do you do to get your mind in the right place before games?

Answer: ” Take a deep breath and refocus”

Question: What is one word or phrase that you want people to know you by?

Answer: “Outstanding”

Question: Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years?

Answer: ” In the NFL or somewhere in the sports field.”

Question: What will you do to give back to the UM community and less fortunate people in the Ann Arbor area?

Answer: “Training camps for kids and start something traditional.”

Question: Is Education as important as football to you or are you more concerned about one over another?

Answer: “Yes, Education is important because the cleats going to come off one day.”

Question: Have you seen the new alternate uniforms designed by Jim Harbaugh?  If so, how do you like them?

Answer: “Yes I have seen them, they’re nice and I like them.”

Question: What QB do you try to model your game after?

Answer: ” Joe Milton, I have my own way of playing.”

Question: What were the factors that led you to Michigan?

Answer: “Coaching and atmosphere.”

Question: What are some words to live by?

Answer: “Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you cant do anything.”

Here are some highlights from Joe

Huge thanks to Joe for giving us his time for this interview. Big things coming for Michigan Football and this young man. As always, Go Blue.