Miller, Johnston named League Players of the Week
From Big Ten Press Release
The Big Ten office announced today that OSU quarterback Braxton Miller was named the conferences' offensive player of the week for his performance against Wisconsin. The league also announced that OSU punter Cameron Johnston was named the special teams player of the week.
Below is the text of the release as it pertains to Miller and Johnston.
Offensive Player of the Week
Braxton Miller, Ohio State
Jr., QB, Huber Heights, Ohio/Wayne
• Completed 17 of 25 passes for 198 yards and four touchdowns, leading Ohio State to a victory over Wisconsin
• Added 83 rushing yards on 22 carries, combining for 281 yards of total offense after not starting the last two games due to injury
• Threw two first-quarter touchdowns, another with one second remaining in the first half and another late in the third quarter
• Records his second career Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Kenny Guiton (Sept. 23, 2013)
Special Teams Player of the Week
Cameron Johnston, Ohio State
Fr., P, Geelong, Australia/St. Joseph’s
• Pinned Wisconsin inside its own 20-yard line on each of his six punts, including five inside the 10-yard line, helping Ohio State defeat the Badgers
• Averaged 39.8 yards per punt, totaling 239 yards
• Finished with a long of 55 yards on his final attempt, pinning the Badgers at their own 10-yard line with 1:29 to play in the game
• Wins his first Special Teams Player of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Special Teams Player of the Week: Corey Brown (Nov. 19, 2012)
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