11 Johnny Millard
11 Johnny Millard
Height: 6-3
Weight: 240
Year: Sr
Hometown: Dublin, CA
High School: Foothill HS
Position: LB
Experience: 3V

A starter for all 12 games at Sam linebacker as a senior; started 11 games at Will linebacker as a junior in 2012 (missing the UC Davis game) after starting 10 of the 11 games in 2011 and all 11 games of the 2010 season … team captain ... also lines up as rush defensive end in nickel package.

2013 -- In his final season as a Mustang, Millard recorded 108 tackles, including 7.0 for lost yardage, en route to second-team All-Big Sky Conference honors. He also had three pass breakups, an interception and a trio of quarterback hurries. Millard notched a career-high 15 tackles against Northern Colorado, 13 tackles against Yale and Colorado State and added 12 tackles against Portland State. His career totals: 150-150-300 tackles (No. 6 all-time at Cal Poly), 24.5 tackles for lost yardage, 5.5 sacks, three interceptions and 11 games with double-digit tackles.

2012 -- Third on the team with 72 total tackles (35 solo) en route to second-team All-Big Sky Conference honors ... matched career high with 12 tackles against Northern Colorado ... also had 10 tackles against both Weber State and Eastern Washington ... notched sacks against Sacramento State (two yards) and Northern Arizona (10 yards)  ... secured tackles for lost yardage against Northern Colorado, Eastern Washington and Northern Arizona ... intercepted a pass in season opener against San Diego and notched a pass breakup in Sacramento State game ... also had career-high two quarterback hurries against Toreros ... a versatile athlete who played safety, nickel back, outside and inside linebacker and rush end in both the Northern Arizona and Sam Houston State games ... earned second-team Phil Steele all-conference ... made one tackle in 2013 Spring Game.

2011 -- Cal Poly’s leading tackler with 82 as a sophomore, including 49 solo stops ... twice recorded 12 tackles in a game with four solo stops against Northern Illinois and 10 against Central Oklahoma ... also notched 10 tackles against Montana and South Dakota ... earned a sack against South Alabama and assisted on another sack against South Dakota ... 9.0 tackles for lost yardage, including 2.5 against South Dakota ... earned a quarterback hurry in Southern Utah game and broke up a pass in both the San Diego State and South Dakota State contests ... named second-team All-Great West by the media and to the 2011 All-Great West Conference team by College Sports Madness ... made one tackle in 2012 Spring Game.

2010 -- Recorded 38 total tackles (18 solo) at an outside linebacker position, including two sacks (one each vs. Montana and UC Davis) ... intercepted a pass and returned it 24 yards for a touchdown early in the third quarter against McNeese State ... three quarterback hurries, including a pair against Humboldt State ... season-high 11 tackles (seven solo) against Montana ... recorded four tackles in 2011 Spring Game.

2009 -- Redshirt ... climbed preseason depth chart after impressive 2010 Spring Game as he recorded eight tackles (five solo) and intercepted a pass, returning it 30 yards ... was named defensive scout team player of the year.

High School -- Notched 116 tackles, including 23 for lost yardage, as a senior under head coach John Mannion at Foothill High in Pleasanton ...  Falcons were 9-3 overall, 5-2 for a second-place tie in the East Bay League and reached the semifinal round of the CIF-North Coast Section Division I playoffs before falling to De La Salle ... also recorded 12 pass breakups, nine forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, three sacks and pair of interceptions in senior season (2008) ... on offense caught 20 passes for 342 yards and pair of TDs ... earned first-team All-East Bay Athletic League honors and also landed on San Francisco Chronicle’s All-Metro team as well as Contra Costa Times’ Cream of the Crop (Bay Area’s top 20 seniors) ... played in Contra Costa/Alameda All-Star Game, starting at safety ... also lettered in track ... visited Washington State and San Jose State before choosing Cal Poly.

Personal -- Son of Keith Millard and Sallie Ferber ... stepmother is Paula Millard ... father was a defensive lineman at Washington State and played for Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers in 10-year NFL career ... Johnny was a ball boy for two years when father coached at Oakland ... six brothers, Dustin, Jack, Keith Jr., Kade, Jesse and Ryder, and two sisters, Mandy and Tomisita ... wants to go into business or be an athletic trainer ... hobbies include going to the beach and hanging out with friends ... born June 5, 1991, in Redmond, Wash. ... majors in business administration with a concentration in management.