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Passing: 1,753 yards, 14 touchdowns, 6 interceptions, 56.9% completion percentage
Rushing: 184 attempts, 1166, 13 touchdowns
Against Illinois Miller had another solid day, going 12-of-20 for 226 yards and two touchdowns through the air, plus 18 rushes for 73 yards and a touchdown.
The Buckeyes have a bye next week before traveling to Wisconsin. The Badgers have had an up and down season, but expect them to give Miller and the Buckeyes all they can handle in Madison. Wisconsin is 16th in the nation in total defense. And with both Ohio State and Penn State ineligible to play in the Big Ten Championship Game, the Badgers will be playing to stay in control of the Leaders Division.
As Miller goes, so go the Buckeyes, and that’s been pretty good this season. Ohio State has had some close calls, but it is sitting at 10-0 with only Wisconsin and arch rival Michigan standing in the way of a perfect regular season.
Unfortunately for the Buckeyes, that’s all they’ll have the chance to do because of their aforementioned ineligibility for postseason play. Miller is a legitimate Heisman threat, but the absence of a conference championship game could hurt his cause.