Meet Ohio State's new starting QB: J.T. Barrett

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Meet Ohio State's new starting QB: J.T. Barrett

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 college football season after sustaining a right shoulder injury during Monday’s practice. Miller underwent an MRI on his right shoulder Tuesday morning, revealing the season-ending injury.

In Miller’s absence, redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett is expected to take over the starting quarterback duties.

Here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about Barrett.

J.T. Barrett
Class:
Redshirt Freshman
Measurables: 6-1, 225 pounds
Hometown: Wichita Falls, Texas
Recruiting Ranking: Four-star prospect. No. 13-ranked quarterback in the 2012 class, according to Scout.com.
High School stats: Barrett passed for 784 yards and five scores, while also rushing for 569 yards with seven touchdowns as a senior prior to suffering a season-ending knee injury in the fifth game of the season.
What does J.T. stand for? Joe Thomas.

Watch Barrett’s high school senior highlights:

Watch Braxton Miller discuss QB situation in the Buckeyes’ spring game:

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