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Video Shows McKenzie Milton Walking For First Time In 5 Months

UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: McKenzie Milton #10 of the UCF Knights looks to pass in the second half against the Auburn Tigers during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UCF Knights quarterback McKenzie Milton was one of the top players in college football over the last two seasons. Entering the 2018 college football season, Milton received some Heisman love as the Knights undefeated streak continued.

Unfortunately, Milton suffered a gruesome knee injury in the regular season finale against USF. Early in the second quarter, with the Knights up 7-0 on the rival Bulls, he went down with a dislocated knee.

Milton underwent immediate surgery to repair blood flow to his lower leg. Since then, he suffered through numerous other surgeries to repair the damage done to his leg.

All of those surgeries left a long road to recovery for the college football star.

After five months, Milton posted a video of him walking for the first time without crutches.

It's great to see Milton taking another step on the road to recovery.

Serious questions remain about Milton's future on the gridiron. However, he plans to try and play again.

Milton was asked about playing in 2020.

"That’s what I’m hoping for, but if that’s not in my best-case scenario, if I don’t feel like I’m ready to come back at that point, then I won’t," Milton said.

"I’ll take as much time as I need because I want to play at a certain level where I was at or if not better. I feel like I would be doing myself a disservice if I came back and wasn’t completely ready to play. I don’t think that’s smart."

We wish Milton the best in his recovery.