Milstead played 22 games in his career, having minimal time as quarterback while spending time as a punter and defensive back. He threw seven career passes and had four total completions and 43 yards. On defense, he had 2 interceptions. On rushing, he ran for 3 yards on 3 carries. He had 66 punts for 2,365 yards for a 35.8 yard average. His punts and punt yards were both 4th in the league for 1960.