If history really does repeat itself, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is on the brink of a monster season in 2013.
The only evidence needed to back that statement up requires a simple look at the numbers of Josh Harris, Alex Smith and Tim Tebow, the three most notable quarterbacks to play for Urban Meyer during his tenure as a head coach.
The quarterbacks listed above all had undeniable talent and benefited greatly from operating Meyer’s spread offense. Those quarterbacks, though, turned a big corner in their second year under Meyer.
The familiarity and comfort with the playbook made all the difference in the world.
Here’s a breakdown of the statistics these three quarterbacks produced in their first two years with Meyer at the helm.
Josh Harris, Bowling Green (2001-02)
Pass Yds Comp % Passing TD INT Rush Yards Rushing TD
Year 1 1022 61.4 9 3 600 8
Year 2 2425 56.1 19 11…
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