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Braxton Miller Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

After losing to Michigan for the first time since 2003 the Ohio State Buckeyes are looking for positives. Ohio State finished 6-6 for the first time since 1999, but quarterback Braxton MIller is starting to show that he will be a player to build around in the future. Miller was named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week after his solif performance against the Wolverines:

Freshman of the Week

Braxton Miller, Ohio State

QB, Huber Heights, Ohio/Wayne

·         Recorded career-highs in total offense (335 yards), completions (14) and passing yards (235) against Michigan

·         Ran for 100 yards with a touchdown on 16 carries, while completing 14 of 25 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns

·         Claims his second Freshman of the Week honor

·         Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Ryan Shazier (Nov. 21 2011)

Miller could be named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Year later this week.

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