Braxton Miller threw for 165 yards and two touchdowns.
Miller passed for career-high 235 yards and runs for 100 more against Michigan Saturday
Braxton Miller passes for career-high 235 yards and runs for 100 more against Wolverines
No. 15 Michigan (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) 40, Ohio State (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) 34
Saturday marks the 108th meeting in the storied rivalry
Ohio State vs. No. 17 Michigan - AP Photos - 11/25/11
AP photos from today's game.
Ohio State Overview: DeVier did not have the benefit of a redshirt season, and he has been an outstanding player for the Buckeyes in his four seasons. He closed out his career with 136 career receptions for 1,955 yards, numbers that rank sixth and eighth, respectively, all-time among Ohio State receivers. He also scored 18 receiving touchdowns to rank seventh on the all-time list. He is a four-year Varsity O letterwinner (2008-11) who played in 41 games, started 29 games and had a reception in each of his final 30 games played. He had six 100-yard receiving games, the eighth-most in school history. DeVier is on track to graduate in spring 2012 with his degree in communications.
Through the Years: DeVier played in only Ohio State's final three games of 2011 and averaged 4.0 receptions per game (12 for 162 yards) with touchdown grabs of 43 yards vs. Michigan and 5 yards vs. Florida. He was the best receiver on the field in his three games in 2011 with four receptions for 66 yards vs. Penn State, three for 58 yards vs. Michigan and five for 38 yards vs. Florida. He was named honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference as a junior in 2010 after a 53-reception season that included 848 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. He had 100-yard receiving games vs. Miami (105), Indiana (103) and Minnesota (115). In 2009 as a true sophomore he had led the team with 60 receptions for 828 yards and eight touchdowns. He had three 100-yard receiving games with a career-high total of 161 yards coming in the win at Minnesota. He had a career-high nine receptions against Purdue. He threw a 39-yard touchdown pass on a double reverse play to Dane Sanzenbacher in the win over New Mexico State. He had 101 receiving yards in the Rose Bowl win over Oregon, including a 17-yard fourth-quarter touchdown to clinch the win. DeVier played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2008.
DEVIER POSEY CAREER RECEIVING STATS
Draft Day: Denzel Ward