Position
Tight End
Height
6'4
Weight
260 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Picayune, Miss.
High School
Picayune Memorial HS

2007 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Game vs. Tennessee
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Played in 32 games with two starts … Finished career with four catches for 36 yards and one touchdown … Touchdown came in win over Louisiana Tech in 2007 … Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Graduated in December of 2007 with a degree in finance.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Served as the backup tight end to Richard Dickson and Keith Zinger … Saw action in 13 of LSU’s 14 games … Caught the first touchdown pass of his career on a two-yard toss from Ryan Perrilloux against Louisiana Tech … Also a contributor on special teams, he plays on LSU’s punt and PAT/field goal units.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Stepped in to help fill the void left when starter Keith Zinger went down with a season-ending injury early in the year … Saw action in 10 games, earning starts against both Ole Miss and Arkansas … Had two catches on the year … Pulled in a career-long 18-yard reception in the Tigers’ win over Kentucky … Had a 10-yard grab versus Louisiana-Lafayette.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Played in four games with no starts … Caught first and only pass of career in win over North Texas … Saw action in a backup role against North Texas, Appalachian State, Ole Miss and Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Backup tight end who saw action in five games as a true freshman … Did not record any statistics … Played in short-yardage situations and saw special teams duty … Played against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL
Top tight end prospect out of the state of Mississippi … Also played on the defensive side of the ball as an end … Named to FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” Third Team … Called the top prospect in South Mississippi by the Biloxi Sun Herald … Caught five passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns as a senior … Also made 30 tackles in 2003 … Had eight catches for 88 yards and added four sacks and a forced fumble as a junior … Coached by Dodd Lee.

PERSONAL
Full name is Milton Ray Cole III … Born Aug. 14, 1985, in Pascagoula, Miss. … Has three siblings – Drew, Dusty and Keith … Is married.

CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions: 1, four times
Yards: 18 vs. Kentucky, 2006
Touchdowns: 1 vs. La. Tech, 2007
Long: 18 vs. Kentucky, 2006

COLE’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year

G-GS
Rec.
Yds.
TD
LG

2004

5-0
0
0
0
0

2005

4-0
1
6
0
6

2006

10-2
2
28
0
18

2007

13-0

1

2

1

2

Totals

32-2
4
36
1
18
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