Ohio State Football: 6 Reasons OSU Will Beat Michigan

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Nov 7, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver

Braxton Miller

(1) is tackled by Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker

Cody Poock

(12)at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won the game 28-14. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

The Braxton Factor

When the Buckeyes figure out to get Braxton Miller involved in the offense, it usually results in a productive day on the scoreboard.

When Ohio State hung up over 550 yards in Week 1 against Virginia Tech, Miller had a touchdown in his first game as a wideout. When Ohio State scored 49 against Maryland, Miller had five catches for 79 yards and score.

That means Tim Beck and Ed Warriner need to figure out how to get Miller the ball…especially because the Buckeyes are playing Michigan..a team that Miller thrives playing against.

Few haven’t forgotten Miller’s amazing effort in 2013, when Miller ran up and down over the Wolverines defense in the Big House to lead Ohio State to a 42-41 win.

Miller can show up and show out in big games, and frankly, the Buckeyes offense needs him now, more than ever. He hasn’t thrown a pass all season, and there couldn’t be a better time to start than Jim Harbaugh’s first rivalry game as a coach.

Urban Meyer needs to crush the Michigan momentum, and having Miller play some quarterback might just be the remedy.

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