He’s throwing the ball with tremendous accuracy. He’s running the ball with renewed strength. He’s producing at the most efficient level of his career.
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is playing at an elite level.
According to Rusty Miller of the AP, Miller’s familiarity with Urban Meyer’s offense is starting to pay off.
“Through the (last two years) with coach (Urban) Meyer and the offense, I’ve been learning every game,” Miller said. “I just improve myself and show what I’ve got.”
In his last two games against Iowa and Penn State, Miller completed 78.4 percent of his passes for 474 yards and five touchdowns (against no interceptions). He’s also ran with incredible purpose, piling up 170 yards and two scores on the ground.
The Buckeyes needed Miller’s brilliance to come from behind to beat upset-minded Iowa. Against Penn State, Miller wasted no time, completing 15 of his 18 first half throws for 204 yards and two touchdowns. He finished with a career-high 252 passing yards in what amounted to two-and-a-half quarters of action in a 63-14 rout.
Meyer believes his quarterback is evolving, according to the AP article.
I just love where Braxton’s at right now. I love the fact that he’s acting like a quarterback. I’m not disrespecting Braxton. But I felt like he was an athlete playing quarterback a year ago. He’s a quarterback that’s really a good athlete now.
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