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Texans Make Surprising Decision About WR Braxton Miller

Braxton Miller running the ball for Ohio State.

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 23: Quarterback Braxton Miller #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks for running room in the first quarter as Clyde Newton #41 of the Indiana Hoosiers pursues at Ohio Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Indiana 42-14. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Braxton Miller hasn't made a huge impact as a wide receiver at the NFL level. Still, he was penciled in on the second team for the Houston Texans.

Until now, that is.

The former Ohio State superstar quarterback has reportedly been waived.

Houston Chronicle writer John McClain broke the surprising Braxton Miller news on Twitter moments ago.

Miller is in his third year as a pro.

In the most recent Texans depth chart, Miller was listed as a back-up to Will Fuller. There isn't a top of depth at the position behind Fuller and superstar DeAndre Hopkins.

Other Texans receivers include former South Carolina star Bruce Ellington and Steelers flame-out Sammie Coates.

After spending one year at his new position at Ohio State, Miller was taken in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Texans. As a rookie, he caught 15 passes for 99 yards and a touchdown.

He was slightly more productive last season, registering 19 catches for 162 yards and a score. He hasn't proven himself as a pro receiver yet, but he's a big time athlete, so one has to imagine he'll latch on somewhere.

At Ohio State, Miller was a two-time Big Ten MVP and offensive player of the year as quarterback in 2012 and 2013.