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The Washington Football Team Selects Former BYU WR Dax Milne During Seventh Round Of 2021 NFL Draft

May 1, 2021, 4:50 PM | Updated: 5:02 pm
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HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 16: Dax Milne #5 of the BYU Cougars celebrates after a receiving touchdown in the first half against the Houston Cougars at TDECU Stadium on October 16, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Washington Football Team selected former Bingham High and BYU wide receiver Dax Milne with the No. 258 overall pick during the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

The seventh round of the NFL Draft took place in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, May 1.

Dax Milne at Bingham High

Before Milne’s time at BYU, he was a standout player for the Bingham Miners.

Milne was a rated as a two-star prospect by 247Sports.

He committed to the Cougars as a walk-on over interest from Air Force, Army, Boise State, Utah State, and Weber State.

Dax Milne at BYU

During Milne’s freshman year in Provo, he had 10 catches for 69 yards and one touchdown.

His production doubled in his second season. Milne had 21 receptions for 285 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore.

As a junior in 2020, Milne had a breakout season. He led the Cougars with 70 catches for 1,188 yards and eight touchdowns.

Milne helped BYU to an 11-1 record in his final season with the Cougars.

The 2021 NFL Draft

The 2021 NFL Draft takes place from April 29-May 1. Click here to learn more about how to watch, stream, or listen to coverage of the NFL Draft.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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