Braxton Miller was excellent for the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2012, and he’ll continue that streak en-route to a Heisman-worthy season in 2013.
In his sophomore season, Miller completed 58.3 percent of his passes and threw for 2,039 yards and 15 touchdowns for a QB Rating of 140.5. He was even better on his legs, running for 1,271 yards and 13 touchdowns.
This can be attributed to Miller being a perfect fit in head coach Urban Meyer’s spread offense, which is great for quarterbacks that can run. More importantly, Miller would not be the first quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy playing for Meyer.
The last man to do that was Tim Tebow, who played for Meyer at the University of Florida. In 2007, the double-threat quarterback completed 66.9 percent of his passes for 3,286 yards and 32 touchdowns with just six interceptions.
The man was equally deadly when running the ball, rushing for 895 yards and an unbelievable 23 touchdowns. Sure enough, one can see why he was awarded the Heisman…
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