Braxton Miller moves to receiver position

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2013, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller throws a pass against Buffalo during an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Miller is expected to start for the Buckeyes at No. 16 Northwestern this Saturday. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio State starting quarterback race is down to two for now.

Senior Braxton Miller told Sports Illustrated Thursday night he will change positions for this season and play receiver/H-Back in the Buckeye offense.

“It’s a long process to get back totally to throwing and throwing every day. This is the smarter thing for right now, God blessed me with a lot of talent and different opportunities. I’m going to have fun with that and still score a lot of touchdowns and help the team out and be dominant at that.” Miller said in the Sports Illustrated article.

Miller, a two-time Big Ten Most Valuable Player at quarterback for the Buckeyes, says there’s a chance he could return to the QB position but will start camp working mostly with receivers. Miller is coming off a second surgery for a torn labrum in his shoulder and has been slowing working back to throwing a football.

Miller is known for making dynamic plays in the open field and could be a welcome addition to an already stacked receiving corps at OSU. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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