Ohio State vs. Illinois: Braxton Miller Will Strengthen Heisman Case in Win

Two weeks ago, the Ohio State Buckeyes’ undefeated season looked like it was in serious jeopardy when Braxton Miller went down with an apparent neck injury against Purdue.
Fortunately, the star quarterback bounced back and led OSU to a big victory over Penn State, snapping the Nittany Lions’ five-game winning streak in the process, and continued to build what has become one of the nation’s best Heisman Trophy cases.
Now, with the Buckeyes set to take on 2-6 Illinois, it seems all but certain that the sophomore gunslinger will help Urban Meyer’s boys to the program’s first 10-0 start since the Jim Tressel era.
So far in 2012, Miller has, at times quietly, put together a season to remember, as he’s led what was a troubled program to what should be the school’s first undefeated season in 10 years, and has looked good doing it.
Last week against Penn State, Miller shook off the injury concerns from the weekend before and threw for nearly 200 yards and a touchdown, while demonstrating he…

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