Hanik Milligan
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    Hanik Milligan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    N. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

    High School:
    Coconut Creek

    Last College:
    Iowa Central CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 215

    Position:
    Safety

    Experience:
    2L

    Is a legitimate honors candidate after remarkable season as a junior...became one of the top Houston single-season defenders of all-time with his play in 2001...came within four tackles of becoming the Cougars' leader for single-season total stops...also finished in top 10 in solo tackles and assists for a season...singlehandedly kept the Cougars in games with his heady decisions from the UH secondary...always seems to be in the right place to make the tackle of big play...heavy hitter who can run with the fleetest wide receivers...can also provide excellent run support...teamed with older brother, Hamin, to form the first starting brother duo at UH since 1971 (Ronny and Randy Peacock)...2001: Started all 11 games...led the Cougars in tackles with 174...total was the second-best all-time for a season...averaged 15.8 tackles per game...was named Second Team, All-Conference USA...also named Conference USA First Team by CollegeFootball.com...began the year with at least 19 tackles in four straight games...set a career-high in stops with 22 in the home loss to TCU...had at least 10 tackles in every game...racked up an impressive 15 unassisted tackles in the Horned Frog contest...only interception of the season was also against TCU...will leave his mark on the UH record books after this season...has an incredible 100 stops during conference play, which is an average of 14.3 tackles per game...2000: Started all 11 games in the Houston secondary ...led the Cougars in interceptions with five ...finished tied for 19th nationally with .45 picks per game...had two against Texas and two the following week versus SMU...also forced two fumbles and broke up eight passes...registered 86 total tackles, including 62 unassisted...had a career-high 12 tackles in the SMU game... averaged close to eight tackles per game...also posted eight tackles, including seven solo in the Tulane contest...missed the second half of the East Carolina game with a bruised chest...played the the final half of the season with nagging injuries but still registered at least six tackles per game...Junior College: Named All-American and All-Region while at Iowa Central College...also selected Team MVP...had 128 tackles, 21.5 sacks and six blocked kicks during his tenure...High School: Picked up a ton of awards in high school...named defensive MVP as well as all-county...played in the North/South All-Star Game...had 69 tackles, including 56 solo and 23 for losses during senior season...Personal: Born November 3, 1979, in U.S. Virgin Islands...son of Gloria Milligan of North Fort Lauderdale...also recruited by West Virginia, Iowa, Mississippi State, Auburn and Michigan State...majoring in sociology.

    Milligan's 2001 Game-by-Game Stats

    UTATTTTFLSacksFFFRINTPD
    Rice128202-40-0000-00
    Texas127190-00-0100-02
    TCU157221-20-0001-151
    Army137200-00-0000-00
    Memphis93120-00-0000-00
    Cincinnati89170-00-0110-00
    S. Miss37100-00-0000-00
    S. Florida123151-20-0000-01
    Louisville56110-00-0000-00
    UAB88160-00-0000-00
    Georgia57120-00-0000-30
    Totals102721744-80-0211-184

    Milligan's Career Defensive Statistics

    YearGUTATTTFLInt.PDFFFR
    2000116224861-85-77822
    200111102721744-81-18421
    Totals22164962605-166-951243

    Career Ladder

    Total Tackles
    Player, YearTackles
    1.Frank Ditta, 1970177
    2.Hanik Milligan, 2001174
    3.Bryant Winn, 1984167
    4. Gary McGuire, 1986163
    5.Ryan McCoy, 1993157
    6.Gary McGuire, 1985155
    7.Gary McGuire, 1987148
    8.Kenny Hill, 1999140
    9.Greg Brezina, 1967139
    10.Ryan McCoy, 1992137
    11.Jerry Drones, 1968136
    ?
    Solo Tackles
    Player, YearSolo
    1.Gary McGuire, 1986118
    2.Steve Bradham, 1980107
    3.Robert Harper, 1986102
    Hanik Milligan, 2001102
    5.Gary McGuire, 1987101
    Bryant Winn, 1984101
    7.Gary McGuire, 1985100
    Ryan McCoy, 1993100
    ?
    Assists
    Player, YearAssists
    1.Frank Ditta, 197090
    2.Wade Phillips, 196781
    3.Jerry Drones, 196879
    4.Deryl McGallion, 197277
    5.Wade Phillips, 196876
    6.Hanik Milligan, 200172

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