Did Ohio State land the next Terrelle Pryor?
All-American quarterback Braxton Miller will continue his football career in the state of Ohio, choosing on Thursday to attend Ohio State over Florida and several other major programs desirous of his services.
While the 6-1, 185-pounder from Huber Heights, Ohio, will likely be compared to Buckeyes starter Terrelle Pryor because of his production at the high school level, Miller will arrive on campus as a much more polished thrower than Pryor.
Even with the presence of backups Joe Bauserman and Kenny Guiton, Miller will be touted as the heir to Pryor under center if the Rose Bowl-winning signal-caller decided to turn pro early. In case you missed it last week, the NFP’s own Wes Bunting took an in-depth look at Pryor’s game and his pro prospects.
When he arrives in Columbus, Miller will possess the all-around skills not seen from a Buckeyes QB since Troy Smith. While not being the biggest player, Miller has a big arm with nice velocity on the deep ball, and he has the ability to fit the ball in tight spots.
With Miller in the fold, Ohio State has thus far compiled a group of recruits that should be much better than its above-average 2010 class. The Buckeyes currently have a league-high 12 commitments.
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