Report: Ohio State's Miller shifting from QB to receiver
COLUMBUS, OH- Braxton Miller is shifting from quarterback to receiver, whittling Ohio State's QB competition to two star passers.
Miller told SI.com on Thursday night that he plans to start the season in the H-back position and also hopes to return punts. He had surgery to repair of torn labrum in his throwing shoulder before the start of last season and sat out while J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones led the Buckeyes to their first national title since 2002.
Barrett led Ohio State to an 11-1 record before breaking his ankle. Jones then guided the Buckeyes to victories in the Big Ten title game against Wisconsin, the national semifinal against Alabama and the championship game against Oregon.
The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Miller was Big Ten player of the year in 2012 and 2013.