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The third in a daily series of Q&A’s with the 2012 signing class.
Lloyd Mills is a 5-foot-10, 165 pound wide receiver from Chander, Ariz. Mills comes to San Diego State after a very successful high school career at Chandler High School, where he was named to the 2011 all-Arizona Division 1 team by the Arizona Republic for his efforts during his senior season. Mills was ranked the No. 18 wide receiver out of Arizona by MaxPreps.
Mills can be a game-changer both as a receiver and as a kickoff and punt returner. During his senior season at Chandler, three of his 11 touchdowns were on returns.
Not only did Mills excel on the field, but also in the classroom. He was a member of the National Honors Society and was a Distinguished Scholar.
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Q: Why did you choose SDSU?
A: I chose SDSU because it was pretty close to home. I also liked the weather and the coaching staff.
Q: How were the summer workouts for you?
A: They were tough, but I know it’s good for me and it will get me ready mentally.
Q: Have you picked your major yet?
A: I am going to major in criminal justice. I am interested in being a lawyer when I am done with football.
Q: What are you most excited for leading up to your first semester at San Diego State?
A: I’m excited for walking around campus and seeing new faces.
Q: What do you like to do during your spare time?
A: I like to play video games. I play Madden, Call of Duty, and NCAA Football all the time.
Q: Who are your favorite professional sports teams?
A: I like the Arizona Cardinals, the San Antonio Spurs, and the New York Yankees.
Q: Is there any athlete that you look up to or try to model your game after?
A: I’m a big fan of Larry Fitzgerald.
Q: If you weren’t a football player, what sport would you be playing?
A: I would be playing basketball, I played in high school.
Q: What are you most excited about getting to learn from Coach McDaniel?
A: He played with my receivers coach at my high school. When I found that out I knew he would be a good coach because my receivers coach helped me out a lot. I know he played in the NFL too so I’m excited to learn from him.
Q: What is your most memorable sports moment from high school?
A: Scoring a touchdown on ESPN. It was against our rival school Hamilton and there around 10,000 people there. It was crazy.
by Hunter Hewitt