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Longhorns Add Commitment From Iowa State Transfer WR Tarique Milton

The Longhorns have added another body to the wide receiver room

AUSTIN - The Texas Longhorns have added another body to their wide receiver room, with Iowa State transfer Tarique Milton committing to the program on Monday. 

Milton becomes the third wide receiver transfer the Longhorns have landed this spring, joining Wyoming's Isaiah Neyor and Alabama's Agiye Hall.

Milton made his announcement via Twitter. 


"Texas kind got on me pretty early," Milton said. "They said they would take me, they were just awaiting a lot, a lot of things going on. Plus me being a grad student, my process is a little bit different from any others."

"Everything started getting official ago. I was settling on Texas for the last little bit."

Standing 5-foot-10 and weighing 195 pounds, the Manatee (Bradenton, FL) alum recorded 15 catches for 278 yards and three touchdowns last season. 

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He recorded one of those scores in his final game of the year, against none other than the Longhorns. 

Milton finished that game with two catches for 64 yards, with a long of 49 yards.

"I know a lot about Texas," Milton said. "Their history, their program, what they can bring to the table and their potential. I know a lot about coach Sark and his experiences, and what he can bring to the table, and the visions that he has. And also coach Marion, back when he was at Pitt... I was talking to him about going to Pitt, and he ended up getting the job at Texas and I love coach Marion. He's a great guy that has a lot of experience also, and who has a lot of wisdom and knowledge of the game, so that alone really took me."

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