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Braxton Miller Thinks He Was "Underutilized" During His Final Season At Ohio State

Braxton Miller touched the ball 68 times during his final season at Ohio State. The former Buckeyes' quarterback turned H-back averaged five touches a game, his season-high (10 touches) coming in Week 2 against Hawaii. 

After touching the ball on pretty much every offensive play for two-plus seasons, this was probably a major adjustment for the former Silver Football-winning quarterback. It was surely a little frustrating, too, especially considering the fact that Ohio State's offense struggled for much of the season. 

Miller told Patrick Woo of the Senior Bowl Thursday night that he feels he was "underutilized" during his final season. 

">@seniorbowl.com. Admits that he was underutilized at Ohio State this year. Excited to compete in #SeniorBowl

— Patrick Woo (@P_Woo)

Spoke with Braxton Miller for @seniorbowl.com. Admits that he was underutilized at Ohio State this year. Excited to compete in #SeniorBowl

— Patrick Woo (@P_Woo) January 15, 2016

">January 15, 2016

It's important to remember that Miller didn't voice any frustrations during the season. There are clearly no hard feelings, either. Miller last week penned this incredibly heartfelt letter to Ohio State's program and its players. 

Miller was underutilized and Urban Meyer would probably admit it. He averaged six yards a carry and 13.1 yards a catch, but he just never seemed to gel in an Ohio State offense that already featured a number of talented skill players. 

Most importantly, Miller says his shoulder is now 100 percent healthy. 

">@seniorbowl practice

— Patrick Woo (@P_Woo)

Good news, Braxton Miller told me that his shoulder is 100 percent healthy. He'll be full go and fired up about it come @seniorbowl practice

— Patrick Woo (@P_Woo) January 15, 2016

">January 15, 2016

The Senior Bowl is set to take place on Saturday, Jan. 30. It will be televised on the NFL Network. 

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