The last time Braxton Miller was on the field, he was struggling through a three-turnover, zero-touchdown performance against Northwestern, with his coach on the sideline wondering whether to pull him in favor of backup Kenny Guiton.
After using the bye week to evaluate his play and continue the recovery process from a Week 2 knee injury, Miller is looking to bounce back against the Iowa Hawkeyes this Saturday.
Miller talked about that challenge in a video posted by Eleven Warriors.
This is probably one of the biggest games because, coming off the bye week and that Northwestern game, you know, we’ve got to have good preparation, be focused and make sure our fundamentals are all together.
Miller showed all of those qualities in his first action back from injury, piling up 281 total yards and four passing touchdowns (and no turnovers) against Wisconsin in Week 5.
Against Northwestern the following week, Miller struggled, completing less than 60 percent of his passes for the first time this year while looking tentative in the run game. That tentativeness was caused by the lingering pain from his knee injury.
“I wasn’t fully myself,” Miller said of the Northwestern game, via the Eleven Warriors video. “I just gotta keep getting healthy, getting treatment on the injured knee and get back to my old ways.”
Miller admitted that he’s not 100 percent healthy yet, according to Marcus Hartman of Fox Sports Ohio, but the junior quarterback has been working hard to correct…
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