We’re three weeks away from the end of the Big Ten regular season—that feels really weird to type so soon—and it’s time to start thinking about who the best player in the Big Ten has been.
Fortunately, that answer is easy: It’s Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller.
By a wide margin.
The relative dearth of high-quality teams in the Big Ten this season has manifested itself in a relative dearth of high-quality players (or perhaps it’s the other way around). As such, the expected offensive titans coming into the season—like Denard Robinson, Montee Ball and Rex Burkhead—have all been underwhelming this year.
Injuries haven’t helped those guys, either.
As such, the door’s been opened for other offensive stars, and Braxton Miller has taken advantage of that opportunity in spades. He has been brilliant on a weekly basis, and there’s very little chance Ohio State would still be undefeated without Miller’s virtuoso performances at quarterback.
More than that, there aren’t many other players who have been able to put together consistent performances over the course of the season.
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