Braxton Miller took the shotgun snap and faked a handoff to his running back before scanning the field.
To his left, he had his tight end running wide open on a short and simple out route. Further down the field, Devin Smith was breaking hard toward the left sideline with the man in coverage 10 yards out of position and badly beaten.
Streaking past all of them was Evan Spencer, who had broken free from a safety that had either committed too much to an underneath route or bit too hard on the play action.
Miller stepped into the pocket with his body aimed at his target and released a perfectly-thrown ball past the defense. The spiral rocketed through the air and hit Spencer in stride with five yards of separation between him and the nearest defender.
That 49-yard connection was the first play of Ohio State’s 2013 spring game, and already Miller’s improvement in the passing game was as clear as the Cincinnati sky the Buckeyes were playing under.
It was the first of 16 passes…
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