Milano’s Millar headed to all-star football game

Just second Eagle to be selected for prestigious game
BY MARIE BAKKEN
Repporter Staff Writer


Jordan Millar finished his career with a school-record 5,121 total yards. 
Reporter/Holly Jentsch Jordan Millar finished his career with a school-record 5,121 total yards. Reporter/Holly Jentsch MILANO— Milano senior Jordan Millar has been selected to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association’s 79th annual all- star football game in July.

Millar, who is just the second player in school history to be selected for the honor, will play deep snapper and receiver for the South team.

The game is set for 7 p.m. July 22 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Tickets for the game will be available at the door for $10 each, with the contest also be televised on Fox Sports Southwest.

The South team will be coached by El Campo’s Bob Gillis. The North team will be led by Joey McGuire of Cedar Hill.

Millar, who took over as the Eagles’ signal caller this year, broke several school records and become Milano’s all time leading rusher.

He helped lead the Eagles to the third round of the state playoffs, the furthest in school history.


Millar Millar “Jordan is deserving of his selection. He was the MVP of our district, and if you watched him this year he made our team much better,” Craig Jentsch, former Milano head football coach, said. Jentsch stepped down earlier this year from that position.

Millar finished his high school football career with the most total offensive yardage in school history. He compiled 5,121 yards while in high school.

That includes 3,762 rushing yards on 418 carries and 51 touchdowns, 1,345 passing yards (completing 73 of 151 passes with just 12 interceptions) for 15 scores and one reception for 14 yards.

He also had 233 tackles in his four years on varsity.

Just a handful of Class A players are selected for the all-star game each year.


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