Brandt: Combine success stories
Gil Brandt says prospects hoping to boost their stock at the combine have plenty of examples to follow -- like Cam Newton. More ...
Projected by NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock as the top cornerback prospect available, Milliner played through the injury during Alabama's BCS championship run. His surgery is expected to take place before the Crimson Tide's March 13 pro day.
"The doctors have informed us that he will be 100 percent and fully recovered in time for training camp in July," agent Tony Fleming told ESPN, which originally reported Milliner's surgery.
Milliner is expected to participate in every drill at the combine except for the bench press. Before the surgery, Mayock projected Milliner to break into the top 10 picks as long as he posted a sub-4.5-second 40-yard dash time.