Though the Ohio State football team took a few steps backward last season, things look to get back to normal again in 2012 under the leadership of national championship-winning head coach Urban Meyer.
With the insertion of the spread, expectations are high for the potential of the Buckeyes' offensive production; especially with an exciting dual quarterback like sophomore Braxton Miller taking snaps behind center.
Miller will be put in an offensive system that's designed to exploit his athletic abilities. That's exciting when you consider how stagnant the Ohio State offense was a year ago. Yet the question still remains: How good can Braxton Miller get and how soon can he get there? Is he actually Heisman material this year? We will soon see!
On top of the Buckeyes winning at least 10 games, here are five things that must happen in order for the sophomore to hoist up the bronze stiff arm by season's end.