Ohio State Football: Key Players to Watch in Buckeyes’ Showdown with Illinois

The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to continue their perfect season against the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday.
After another win last week, this time over Penn State, the Buckeyes have a chance to start 10-0 for the first time in five years as they continue to make the case that they are one of the best teams in the nation.
The Illini are on a much different path than their counterparts in this game. Illinois started the season 2-1, but since then the Illini have lost five straight games to give them an abysmal 2-6 record.
Let’s take a look at some of the key players to watch in this game.
 
Buckeyes
Braxton Miller, QB

Everything the Buckeyes do offensively runs through their quarterback and this Saturday will be no different.
Miller currently leads the team in both passing and rushing yards, both more than 1,000 yards for the season. As far as scoring touchdowns are concerned, Miller has accounted for 24 of Ohio State’s scores this season.
Heisman Trophy, anyone?…

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