Ohio State QB Braxton Miller didn’t receive a Heisman Trophy presentation invitation, but still managed to finish fifth in a season his team finished undefeated without the prospects of any bowl game.
The Buckeyes will be an early favorite for the 2013 national championship, and Miller should spearhead the campaign for the 2013 Heisman.
His numbers speak for themselves. Miller accounted for over 3,200 yards of total offense, 28 touchdowns and completed 58 percent of his passes. They don’t quite reach Johnny Manziel, though, which is why Miller finished fifth.
However, the most important numbers from Miller’s season are simple: 12-0.
That’s the biggest reason why Miller will have a legitimate shot at unseating Manziel from his current throne and bringing the school’s first Heisman home since Troy Smith did so in 2006. The Heisman trust loves winners, and Miller didn’t get a loss on his school’s ledger in 2012.
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