With Full Seasons Who’d Be Better OSU Heisman Candidate, Hyde or Miller?

The 2013 college football season has seen just about everything and it’s left Heisman voters waiting until the final seconds tick off the clock of championship games to figure out who will get their votes.

Two players in Columbus, quarterback Braxton Miller and running back Carlos Hyde, have made compelling cases for consideration for the stiff-armed trophy, but both are also hampered by missing games this season.

It’s left us pondering, what if Miller had stayed healthy? What if Hyde had never allegedly slapped a woman and got himself suspended for three games?

Could either of them be a true Heisman Trophy candidate with a full season on their belts?

Over the past month, both have put on great cases for consideration no matter the situations both faced earlier in the year.

Hyde has put up 700 yards and seven touchdowns in the last four games, rushing for over 200 yards twice in that four-game span.

Miller, on the other hand, has put up 676 yards passing, while completing 58 percent of his passes and 10 touchdowns over that same four-game span. He also added 488 yards and six touchdowns on the ground.

So, how would these two stack up with a full 12 games worth of stats to look at?

Let’s explore the two options. We can look at how each have fared and apply their averages to the missing games.

We can also look at how the replacements (Kenny Guiton and Jordan Hall, respectively) did in those games and add it to…

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