In one of the greatest performances in school history, Kenny Guiton led the Ohio State Buckeyes to a 76-0 win over the Florida A&M Rattlers. Guiton torched the FCS school for 215 yards, six touchdowns and one interception on 24-of-34 passing.
As phenomenal as Guiton may have been, he shouldn’t start over a healthy Braxton Miller.
Miller missed Ohio State’s blowout of the Rattlers due to a knee injury, per Bill Rabinowitz of The Columbus Dispatch. With the star absent, Guiton took advantage of his opportunity and put on a legendary outing.
In turn, some are asking questions about Ohio State’s future at quarterback.
Slow your roll.
There is no way around the fact that Guiton has played at a level that deserves the talk of a quarterback controversy. Not only was he sensational with his arm, but it also marked the third consecutive week that Guiton has stepped in and shined.
While he may be showing signs of a bright future at Ohio State, the Buckeyes are looking to win right now; there’s no reason to punish the quarterback who already has the team heading in that direction.
Over the course of his last 13 completed starts, Miller has led the Buckeyes to a record of 13-0. That includes an undefeated 2012 season, when he accounted for 3,310 total yards and 28 total touchdowns from scrimmage.
As great as Guiton may have played, I fail to see the logic in benching a quarterback who has won 13 consecutive completed starts.
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