Four-star UCLA running back commit Milton Knox (5-8, 200, 4.5) from Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham was recently named Area Player of the year after becoming the all-time rusher and scorer in Los Angeles City Section history ending his high school career with 6,695 yards and 103 career touchdowns.
For his senior season, Knox rushed for 2,210 yards, with a long run of 89 yards, he scored 39 touchdowns and added 14 two-point extra points.
Knox is one of those talented UCLA commits that is being coveted due to the coaching change.
New Bruin head coach Rick Neuheisel is making fast work to get UCLA's committed recruits solidified and Knox is one of his targets who will be on the Bruin campus on Saturday taking an unofficial visit.
It appears that while Knox is still being pursued by many others his interest in UCLA has been heightened once again with the announcement of Neuheisel.
"I haven't talked to Coach Neuheisel yet," Knox said. "But (high school teammate and fellow UCLA commit) Donovan Carter and I are going to be at UCLA at 1:00 PM this Saturday (Jan. 5th).
"From everything I've hear about Coach Neuheisel is he's a cool guy," Knox said. "My Godfather, Dana Potter, told me he's a player's coach and that I'm going to like him.
"I'm still going take official visits," Knox said. "Notre Dame is waiting for my ACT score."
Arizona, Florida and Colorado are also showing interest in the talented running back from Lake Balboa.
Knox was a member of the Rivals.com Rivals250 team for the class of 2008. Rivals.com ranks Knox as the nation's No. 13 running back.
Knox was a also a member of the Rivals.com California Top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 28 prospect at any position.