Caleb Mills is a 6’3 175 pound guard from the Houston Cougars.
Tuesday evening it was reported he planned to transfer to Leonard Hamilton’s Florida State Seminoles:
Florida State has landed Houston transfer Caleb Mills, a source confirmed to @Stockrisers. Major pickup for Leonard Hamilton, adding a 13 point per game scorer.— Jake (@jakeweingarten) January 13, 2021
From his Houston bio:
HONORS• 2019-20 All-American Athletic Conference Second Team• 2019-20 American Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team• The American Freshman of the Week (Jan. 27, 2020)• The American Freshman of the Week (Dec. 16, 2019)• The American Honor Roll (Feb. 24, 2020)• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 13, 2020)
SOPHOMORE (2020-21) Made his season debut in win over Boise State in Southwest Showcase... Totaled 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line (11/27)... Finished with 12 points, thanks to 4-of-4 shooting from the free throw line, and added two steals in win at rv/rv UCF (12/26)... Chose to transfer from Houston for personal reasons in January 2021.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2019-20) Competed in 31 games with seven starts... One of four players to compete in all 31 games... Led Cougars and finished 13th in American Athletic Conference with 13.2 points per game... Became only second freshman in school history to lead Cougars in scoring, joining Rob Williams (1979-80)... Tied for 12th in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (.365)... Finished fourth in Houston freshman single-season history with 13.2 points per game and tied with Danuel House (2012-13) for third in Houston freshman single-season history with 409 points scored... Set school freshman single-season record with 371 field goal attempts... Made his Houston debut in season-opening win vs. Alabama State... Recorded seven points with six rebounds, four assists and two steals against the Hornets (11/12)... Came off the bench to lead all players with 17 points and added two rebounds and two assists against BYU (11/15)... Posted 12 points with four rebounds and two assists in win at Rice (11/19)... Led all players with 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting and grabbed four rebounds with an assist at No 11/11 Oregon (11/22).... Finished with 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in win over UT Arlington (12/11)... Led all players with 23 points and grabbed two rebounds with a blocked shot against Oklahoma State (12/15)... Honored as American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week (12/16)... Made the first start of his career against UTEP... Finished with 17 points and three rebounds against the Miners... Posted 12 points with three assists in win over Georgia Tech in Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic Semifinals (12/23)... Tied for team-high honors with 19 points and grabbed three rebounds with a pair of steals in win over No. 21/20 Washington during Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic championship game (12/25)... Led all players with 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting in win at Temple (1/7... Finished with 22 points and grabbed three rebounds at Tulsa (1/11)... Posted 15 points in win over SMU (1/15)... Gave the Cougars the lead for good with a baseline jumpe with less than 50 seconds remaining in win over UConn... Finished with game-high 20 points, including 18 in the final 8:13 and grabbed two rebounds with a block and steal against the Huskies... Drained a baseline jumper with the score tied at 55 with 48 seconds left to give the Cougars the lead for good (1/23)... Led Houston with 18 points, thanks to three 3-pointers, and six assists and grabbed five rebounds in win at ECU (1/29)... Led all players with 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting from field, including 4-of-7 from behind the arc, in win over Tulane (2/6)... Finished with 11 points and grabbed three rebounds with a steal in win over rv/rv Wichita State (2/9)... Led all players with 27 points and grabbed five rebounds with a steal in win over rv/– Tulsa... Scored 22 points in the second half, including the Cougars’ first 19 (2/19)... Led all players with 21 points and grabbed three rebounds in loss at Memphis (2/22)... Posted 15 points with three rebounds, three steals and two assists in win over Cincinnati (3/1)... Finished with 20 points and grabbed six rebounds at UConn (3/5).
FRESHMAN (2018-19) Early high school graduate, who joined the Cougars for the Memphis game (1/6) at the semester break... Practiced daily with the team but sat out as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-star recruit by 247Sports... Ranked at No. 117 nationally, No. 17 at combo guard and at No. 6 in state of North Carolina... Ranked as No. 10 player in North Carolina by Big Shots and at No. 20 by Phenom Hoop Report... Ranked as a three-star recruit by Rivals... Also recruited by Marquette, Tennessee, Cincinnati, Wake Forest, Clemson, Florida State and Georgia Tech... Coached by Andy Ray. Senior (2018-19): Did not compete and graduated from TC Roberson High School at winter break before joining Houston. Junior (2017-18): Member of the All-Southeast Super-Region Team... Was named Tournament Most Valuable Player after averaging 25.3 points in three games during an international tour to Spain’s Canary Islands... Scored 18 points in overtime loss to Christ School. Sophomore (2016-17): Named to NCSAA Large-School Division First Team and was selected for the Southeast Super-Region Team.
PERSONAL Full name is Caleb Demond Mills... First name is pronounced Kay-Leb... Born in Arden. N.C... Son of Sheree and Demond Mills... Has two brothers, Collin and Jalen, and one sister, Micayela... Undeclared major.