Photos: Ohio State puts camera on Miller's helmet

What does Braxton Miller see when he drops back from center? Obviously, he sees the defense eying him and all of the talented playmakers at his disposal. But, are his eyes surveying the right part of the field/defense? Ohio State recently attached a camera to the top of Miller’s helmet at a practice to give coaches an idea of what he’s seeing and where he’s looking.

Like most technology of this kind, the camera can do nothing but help. As prolific as Miller is on the ground, he can stand to improve through the air (58.3 completion percentage last year ranked 7th in Big Ten).

We’ll have to wait and see how much this experiment helps the preseason Heisman Trophy candidate. Regardless, it’s a practice that will only become more popular around the nation.

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kevin killilea on 8/23/2013 @ 11:31pm EDT Said:

Interesting but , can it help decision making?
Braxton has very good patients but sometimes you just wondered if he passed on some options for big play throws . Tight end was not in his rep as much as I would have liked to seen . This year the talk is about a couple of tight ends that Urban see’s big things with , can Braxton use them effectively in the seems or is he gonna go downtown outside the hashes?
Go Bucks

Spider68 on 8/24/2013 @ 6:39am EDT Said:

I notice Braxton is wearing a knee brace. Is this precautionary or did he actually hurt his knee and not his hip in the MSU game last year. It appeared to me he lost a step after that injury.

Kyle on 8/24/2013 @ 8:00am EDT Said:

I think his decision making and defense reading will have improved just from the practice with QB guru George Whitfield. Miller has only one way to go and that is up in the passing game. I expect he breaks out this year.

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