Braxton Miller, Cameron Johnston Named Big Ten Offensive and Special Teams Player of the Week
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller and punter Cameron Johnston were named Big Ten Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, following the Buckeyes' 31-24 win over Wisconsin in the team's Big Ten opener Saturday.
Miller completed 17 of 25 passes for 198 yards and four touchdowns, while rushing for 83 yards on 22 carries after not starting the previous two games due to injury. This is his second Offensive Player of the Week honor and he becomes the second different Buckeye quarterback to capture the award in as many weeks, following Kenny Guiton's recognition last week.
Johnston, a freshman from Geelong, Australia, pinned Wisconsin inside its own 20-yard line on each of his six punts, including five inside the 10-yard line, helping the Buckeyes defeat the Badgers. On the night, he averaged 39.8 yards per punt, finishing with a long of 55 yards on his final attampt. This is his first Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honor.