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Braxton Miller
Braxton Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huber Heights, Ohio

High School:
Wayne

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
QB

09/16/2015

DID YOU KNOW: Golden Senior Class

Ohio State's 2015 seniors on the cusp of 50 victories

11/21/2015

#3 Ohio State vs. #9 Michigan State

The Buckeyes return home to The 'Shoe for Senior Day against the #9 Michigan State Spartans.

10/24/2015

#1 Ohio State at Rutgers

The Buckeyes travel to Piscataway, NJ for the first time to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on October 24, 2015.

10/10/2015

#1 Ohio State vs. Maryland

Ohio State takes on Maryland in their Big Ten home opener on Homecoming weekend.

09/19/2015

No. 1 Ohio State vs. Northern illinois

Photos from No. 1 Ohio State's game with the Northern Illinois Huskies on September 19th, 2015.

Ohio State Overview: After missing 20 months of activity while recovering from a shoulder injury and two surgeries, Miller switched positions to receiver/H-Back and earned honorable mention all-Big Ten honors after catching 26 passes for 341 yards and three touchdowns plus rushing for 281 yards and another score. A two-time winner of the Chicago Tribune's Silver Football Award as the best player in the Big Ten (as quarterback), Miller holds the school record with 88 touchdowns responsible for while also finishing among the school's greats with 8,609 yards of total offense (second at Ohio State), 3,314 rushing yards (No. 6) and 33 rushing touchdowns, 5,295 yards passing (No. 8) and 52 touchdowns (No. 4). Miller has the most individual awards in Big Ten history with seven, including two offensive player and quarterback of year awards plus a freshman of the year honor. He graduated in December 2014 with his degree in communications.

2015 Season (Senior): Honorable mention All-Big Ten at the H-B position ... caught 26 passes for 341 yards and 3 TDs and rushed 42 times for 281 yards and a score ... saw his first action in nearly 20 months in the season-opening win at Virginia Tech, tallying 140 all-purpose yards and two TDs ... was named the Big Ten offensive player of the week after recording 62 rushing yards and 78 receiving yards, including a nifty 54-yard catch-and-run for a TD down the sideline, followed up by a dazzling 53-yard TD run, both coming in the third quarter ... became the first Buckeye in 9 years to record a 50-yard TD run and 50-yard TD reception in the same game ... caught 2 passes for 55 yards, including a 45-yarder, in the win at Rutgers ... had another 45-yard reception in the win over Minnesota ... had 57 rushing yards vs. Hawai'i ... recorded 90 total yards while catching a career-high 5 passes for 79 yards and a TD in the win over Maryland ... had 4 catches for 33 yards, including a TD catch, and rushed for 30 yards in the win over Penn State ... caught two passes for 27 yards in the win over WMU ... recorded a 26-yard run in the Fiesta Bowl win over Notre Dame, setting up Ohio State's first TD in the opening quarter.

2013 Season (Junior): Named the Chicago Tribune's Silver Football Most Valuable Player trophy as the Big Ten's MVP for the second consecutive year while becoming the first repeat winner of the award in 24 years ... threw for 2,094 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for an additional 1,068 yards and 12 scores ... also repeated in 2013 as both the Big Ten's Quarterback of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year ... directed a record-smashing Ohio State offense flawlessly and to national rankings of fifth in rushing (308.6 ypg), third in scoring (45.5), seventh in total offense (511.9 ypg) and 10th in pass efficiency (158.8 rating) ... the offense shattered then-school single season records for points scored (637), touchdowns (87) and touchdown passes (38), and it scored the third-most rushing touchdowns in school history (45) ... led the Big Ten and was 13th nationally in passing efficiency (158.1) and he finished ninth in the 2013 Heisman Trophy voting ... accounted for five touchdowns in the win over Michigan (three rushing and two TD passes) to tie a personal best ... he rushed for 100-or more yards five times ... he tied a career high with four touchdown passes in the win over Wisconsin to earn Big Ten player of the week honors ... was 22 of 27 passing for 222 yards and two TDs, plus 102 rushing yards, in the win vs. Iowa ... accounted for five TDs vs. Penn State and threw for a career-high 252 yards in less than three quarters and was named Big Ten player of the week.

2012 Season (Sophomore): Lead the Buckeyes to just the sixth unbeaten, untied season in school history - 12-0 - with a school-record 3,310 yards of total offense ... he was fifth in the Heisman Trophy voting, and he was a finalist for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.

2011 Season (Freshman): Took over the starting quarterback duties in the fourth game of the season against Colorado and quickly became the team's outstanding offensive player ... threw for 1,159 yards and 13 touchdowns as a true freshman and he led the team in rushing with 715 yards and seven touchdowns, statistics that enabled him to earn the Big Ten Conference's Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year award.

More on Braxton: Miller was a highly-regarded quarterback who led Wayne High to the 2010 Division I state title game ... he passed for 2,167 yards and 17 TDs, and rushed for 658 yards 17 more TDs as a senior for Coach Jay Minton ... had a career record of 31-7 as a starting quarterback ... Ohio Mr. Football finalist and first team all-state ... Under Armour All-American game ... basketball letterman ... the son of Kelly and Kevin Miller ... youngest of three siblings (Brion and Bailey) ... has a young son, Landon ... enrolled at Ohio State in January 2009.

BRAXTON MILLER MAJOR AWARDS & HONORS
2013 - Chicago Tribune Big Ten MVP (Silver Football Award)
2013 - Big Ten Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year
2013 - Big Ten Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year
2013 - All-Big Ten (coaches and media)
2012 - Chicago Tribune Big Ten MVP (Silver Football Award)
2012 - Big Ten Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year
2012 - Big Ten Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year
2012 - All-Big Ten (media)
2012 - Finalist for Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award
2011 - Big Ten Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year
2011 - National Freshman of the Year (CFB Performance Awards)

MILLER'S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

YEARG-GSRECYDSAVGTDLG
201513-72634113.1354
TOT49-412634113.1354

MILLER'S CAREER PASSING STATS

YEARG-GSATTCMPINTPCT.YDSTDLG
201112-1015785454.111591354
201212-12254148658.320391572
201312-12255162763.520942458
201513-7110100303
TOT49-416673961759.352955272

MILLER'S CAREER RUSHING STATS

YEARG-GSATTYDSAVG.TDLG
201112-101597154.5781
201212-1222712715.61372
201312-1217110686.21270
201513-7422606.2153
TOT49-41126633145.53381

MILLER'S CAREER TOTAL OFFENSE STATS

YEARG-GSPLRUPATOTAVG.
201112-1031671511591874156.2
201212-12481127120393310275.8
201312-12426106820943162263.5
201513-743260326320.2
TOT49-411266331452958609175.7