No postseason? No problem.
Ohio State’s sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller is well on his way to winning the 2012 Heisman Trophy, despite the Buckeyes’ ban from bowl-game play this winter.
The main reason behind Miller’s increasingly strong case for college football’s most coveted trophy is the fact that Ohio State is 10-0 for the first time since 2002. And unless the Buckeyes suffer a very unexpected loss, they’ll register the school’s first undefeated season since the Jim Tressel era.
If that happens, Miller should be considered a Heisman Trophy favorite.
Regardless of whether or not his team is eligible to compete for a national title, Miller deserves to be a front-runner for the award. At times, he’s single-handedly lead Urban Meyer’s boys to victory after victory.
Some, such as CBS Sports’ Chris Huston, believe that Miller is a long shot to take home the hardware, apparently because his numbers fall short of others in contention:
Miller was always a dark…
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