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Braxton Miller Moving To Wide Receiver

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One of the best quarterbacks in Ohio State football history is switching positions.

Braxton Miller, a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, tells Sports Illustrated he's moving to wide receiver this season. Miller says he'll primarily play "H back", a hybrid position popular in the spread offense run by OSU head coach Urban Meyer. 

The position switch has been rumored as a serious possibility since Miller injured his shoulder in the Orange Bowl in January 2014. He sat out all of the 2014 season after re-injuring the surgically-repaired shoulder last summer.

Miller's move to receiver removes one-third of the quarterback controversy at OSU. J.T. Barrett started in place of Miller last year, and won nine straight games before injuring his ankle in the regular season finale against Michigan.

That's when Cardale Jones stepped in and led the Buckeyes to three straight wins and the national championship.