Ohio State’s football program, which isn’t known as a great quarterback producer, has had a string of solid quarterbacks recently. Since Craig Krenzel led the Buckeyes to the 2003 National Championship, quarterback play in Columbus has been at worst exciting and at best electrifying.
OK, the handful of starts from Justin Zwick and the three starts for Joe Bauserman provided more moments Ohio State fans want to forget than remember. But even the year and a half of Todd Boeckman brought a Big Ten Championship and a trip to the BCS National Championship Game.
Terrelle Pryor had a heck of a run for three seasons in this stretch as well. But in the coming years when “Ohio State” and “quarterback” are mentioned in the same sentence two names will come to mind: Troy Smith and Braxton Miller.
Different Paths to Stardom
Miller was a household name, at least in the state of Ohio, before he ever signed to play at Ohio State. Smith wasn’t a low-rated recruit by any stretch of…
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