CHICAGO — With his head coach engulfed by a sea of reporters 15 feet away, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller sat comfortably in his chair at the Chicago Hilton for Big Ten Media Days.
Settled in, Miller joked about his fashion on his feet, comparing shoes with a media member seated next to him. He talked about his unfair rating in EA Sports’ NCAA Football 14, feeling slighted by his lack of virtual speed. He showed off his Gold Pants—the charm Ohio State players receive for beating rival Michigan—situated around his neck, taking it out from under his dress shirt.
“If I were wearing a shirt like that this would be a lot easier,” Miller joked, struggling to lift the charm out from under his tie, pointing at a nearby media member’s leisurely collar.
Although the past week has been littered with controversy and chaos for Ohio State following separate off-the-field incidents for four players, you wouldn’t have known it by Braxton Miller’s relaxed demeanor. It gave the latest negative happenings, as well as the months ahead, some much-needed perspective.
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