Miller accounts for three TDs in the win
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
Buckeyes claim Leaders Division outright with win; Badgers already in the B1G title game
Coach Meyer meets with the media during the weekly football press conference
Career highs in everything rushing earns Canton native Big Ten's weekly award
Ohio State Overview: Hard work on the practice fields have earned fourth-year junior Bri’onte Dunn playing time on special teams and as a running back … he is one of the veterans in the running backs’ room and he will seek even more playing time this season after putting together a fine end to his 2014 season … Dunn is a veteran of 21 games and has 196 career rushing yards with two touchdowns and a 5.8 yards per carry average … he red-shirted the 2013 season after playing as a true freshman in 2012 … he is a two-time Varsity O letterwinner and is majoring in sport industry.
2014 Season (Sophomore): Dunn played in eight games for the College Football Playoff national champions … he had nine rushes for 63 yards and a 7.0 yards-per-carry average … best day running the football came in the Big Ten championship game vs. Wisconsin when he averaged over 9.0 yards per carry with 47 yards off five carries … played on multiple special teams down the stretch, with 62 special teams plays combined in the final four games of the season vs. Michigan, Wisconsin, Alabama and Oregon, or an average of just over 15 plays per game.
2012 Season (Freshman): Dunn played in 11 games in 2012 as a true freshman and gained 133 yards rushing plus scored two touchdowns for the undefeated Buckeyes … he also had one kickoff return for 22 yards … he scored in his first collegiate game – a four-yard rush to cap a 56-10 win over Miami – and he had a personal-best 13 carries for 73 yards rushing vs. Illinois, including a three-yard touchdown run … he netted 29 yards rushing for Central Florida.
More on Bri’onte: Dunn had an outstanding high school career, gaining 5,479 rushing yards and being named first-team Division I all-state by the Associated Press as a junior and senior … he rushed for 2,030 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior – and twice topped 300 yards rushing – and 1,657 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior … rated the No. 11 running back in his class nationally by Rivals.com, No. 12 by ESPNU and No. 7 by Scout.com … the No. 2 senior in Ohio by Scout.com, No. 6 by Rivals.com and No. 7 by 247Sports … Scout.com also had him rated as a five-star recruit, and he was rated No. 138 on the Rivals 250 … Dunn scored 51 touchdowns his final three seasons and was named all-Northeast Inland District first-team, Repository all-Stark County first-team and all-Federal League first-team numerous times ... coached by Scott Garcia at GlenOak … played as a freshman and sophomore at Alliance High School and amassed 1,900 yards rushing … is the son of Brion Dunn and Donna Hatcher.