Dax Milne was born on June 23, 1999, he is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at BYU and was drafted by Washington in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Milne grew up in South Jordan, Utah, and attended Bingham High School, where he played basketball and football. He was a member of three state championship teams in football and two in basketball. As a senior Milne was named second-team 6A All-State by the Salt Lake Tribune after catching 23 passes for 408 yards and eight touchdowns. Milne opted to play college football at BYU as a preferred walk-on to scholarship offers from Southern Utah and Weber State.
Milne played in 10 games with three starts in his freshman season and finished the year with 69 yards and one touchdown on 10 receptions. Milne was awarded a scholarship three weeks into his freshman year.
He caught 21 passes for 285 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore. Milne finished his junior season with 70 catches for 1,188 yards and eight touchdowns and was a finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy. Following the end of the season, Milne declared that he would forgo his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
Milne was selected by the Washington Football Team in the seventh round (258th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract on May 13, 2021.
Dax Milne signed a 4 year, $3,557,268 contract with the Washington Football Team, including a $77,268 signing bonus, $77,268 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $889,317. In 2022, Milne will earn a base salary of $825,000, while carrying a cap hit of $844,317 and a dead cap value of $57,951.