The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience
Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices
Team assists nonprofit that
Buckeyes to play second consecutive night game; making first trip to Bloomington since 2009
Ohio State Coaches and Players meet with the media following the game
2014 Season: Played in all 15 games with 13 starts at DE ... finished the season with 34 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 1.0 sack and a pick-six ... recorded his first career INT, a 41-yard return for a TD, in Sugar Bowl win over No. 1 Alabama ... best game came vs. Illinois when he recorded 3.0 TFL and 1.0 sack for minus 9-yards ... recorded 18 tackles and 5.5 TFL over a five-game stretch vs. Rutgers, Penn State, Illinois, Michigan State and Minnesota ... also recorded 1.0 sack and a forced fumble vs. Illinois.
2013 Season: Miller played in nine games during the 2013 season as a backup at the "viper" defensive end position ... he was credited with 12 tackles with half of them tackles-for-losses totaling 24 yards ... three of his TFLs were quarterback sacks (vs. San Diego State, Florida A&M and Purdue) ... he had a high of three tackles vs. Florida A&M and a high of two solo stops vs. San Diego State and Purdue ... he totaled 204 plays, including a personal high 42 snaps on defense vs. Indiana and 49 total snaps (41 on defense and eight on special teams) vs. Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl.
2012 Season: Miller had 55 plays from the line of scrimmage as a true sophomore in 2012 ... he recorded his first career quarterback sack against Central Florida (-10 yards).
2011 Season: Miller lettered as a true freshman in 2011 after seeing playing time in numerous games as a reserve defensive lineman and on special teams.
More on Steve: Miller was an imposing defensive end who was an all-Ohio pick as a sophomore, junior and senior for coach Ron Johnson and McKinley H.S. ... he recorded 260 career tackles, 28 TFL, 19 sacks and seven forced fumbles for the Bulldogs ... three-time all-Stark County, all-Federal League, all-Inland District defender ... Under Armour All-American Game, Ohio North-South Classic, Big 33 Game ... also a basketball letterman ... honor roll every quarter and an academic champion ... son of Josette Armstead.
Football Fall Focus Tweetcap