Class of 2018 four-star quarterback Joe Milton, from Orlando (FL) Olympia, has committed to Michigan.
After missing on UCLA commit Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh turned his head to Milton, a pro-style quarterback from Florida.
Milton is ranked No. 243 in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. He is the 10th-best at his position and the No. 44 ranked player from the state of Florida.
The only pro-style quarterbacks better than Milton are Trevor Lawrence (Clemson), Matt Corral (USC), Jacob Sirmon (Washington), Artur Sitkowski (Miami), Tanner McKee, Jack West (Stanford), Cameron Rising (Texas), Jack Tuttle (Utah), and Brevin White.
The 6-foot-6, 222-pound signal caller visited Michigan on April 15th for the Spring Game. After that, he took a visit to Georgia on April 22nd, then decided to commit to the Wolverines.
During his junior season with Olympia High School in 2016, Milton completed 82-of-178 passes for 1,543 yards, 17 touchdowns, and seven interceptions.
Milton is one of the members of the Elite 11 Finals, which begin on June 2nd in Los Angeles, California. The other members of the Elite 11 Finals include Matt Corral, Justin Fields, Jacob Sirmon, Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Tanner McKee, Colson Yankoff, Justin Rogers, Jack West, Jack Tuttle, Devin Leary, Quincy Patterson, and Cammon Cooper. With two regional competitions left, 13-of-24 Elite 11 finalists have been invited.
Michigan has eight players committed to its 2018 class, including four-star quarterback Joe Milton, four-star offensive guard Emil Ekiyor, four-star cornerback Myles Sims, four-star linebacker/safety Otis Reese, four-star defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, three-star cornerback Gemon Green, three-star running back Christian Turner, and three-star cornerback German Green.