On Saturday night Johnny Manziel could become the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. However, with Braxton Miller and a fully-loaded Urban Meyer offense in Columbus it is Miller, not Manziel, who will be the preseason favorite to win the Heisman in 2013.
An Offseason of Improvement
It is easy to forget Miller spent much of the past two seasons learning new offenses from coaching staffs that were working together for the first time.
In his freshman season Miller worked with a coaching staff that was in disarray after the resignation of Jim Tressel. The result was a 6-7 season and an anemic passing game.
In 2012 Miller and the offense showed vast improvement. But the offense was still learning a new system and the coaches were still learning about their players’ strengths.
Likewise, Miller spent most of the season learning the offense and didn’t spend enough time fine-tuning his mechanics and it showed in several games when throws…
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