Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller came under some scrutiny late last month when a post on his Instagram account seemed to promote him as a distributor of Advocare nutritional supplements.Today, Ohio State released a statement saying the NCAA has reinstated Miller's eligibility without punishment or conditions.
The NCAA has determined that Braxton Miller’s Instagram post on March 24, 2015, was deemed to be a promotion of a commercial product. The Ohio State University Dept. of Athletics reported the incident to the NCAA, and the NCAA has reinstated Braxton’s eligibility without any conditions. This was considered a minor violation and the matter is now closed.
Based on the wording of the statement, it appears Miller was declared ineligible for a brief period of time while the NCAA investigated the matter. Now, he's free to continue his rehab from the shoulder injury that knocked him out for the 2014 season, and challenge J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones for OSU's starting quarterback job.