OH, United States (4E Sports) – Ohio State quarterback and reigning Big Ten MVP Braxton Miller reinjured his right shoulder putting the status of his senior season in jeopardy.
Miller reinjured his surgically-repaired shoulder while going through a non-contact drill in practice.
The same shoulder underwent minor surgery February and the team has been assisting him in recovery.
Ohio State officials did not release any statement but promised to provide updates on Miller’s status once there is enough information.
Miller led the team to the Discover Orange Bowl, throwing 2,094 yards with 24 touchdowns and the signal-caller ran for another 12 scores last season.
He injured his right shoulder on the same event, in a losing game against Clemson.
Ohio State was deemed to be a contender for the national title this year and Miller as a strong runner for the Heisman Trophy.
If unable to return in their season opener against Navy, freshman J.T. Barrett will replace Miller with sophomore Cardale Jones backing him up.
This will be huge since Barrett has yet to play a game and Jones only threw two passes.
Kenny Guiton was Miller’s replacement when he was out of action for the San Diego State, California and Florida A&M games, but he graduated.