Created on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 Written by MATT HAMMOND
COLUMBUS — As political candidates are making their final push for the upcoming election, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer did a little campaigning of his own during his weekly press conference Monday.
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer talks to quarterback Braxton Miller during a game against Central Florida on Sept. 8, in Columbus. Meyer on Monday said he believes Miller is a Heisman Trophy candidate. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK REED)
Meyer has been asked each week of the season if he was ready to promote his quarterback Braxton Miller as a Heisman Trophy candidate. Each previous time he was asked, the answer was no.
However, his tune has changed.
When asked again Monday, the OSU head coach had a different reply.
“Do I believe he’s a Heisman candidate? I do,” said Meyer. “I didn’t say that before. But I do believe Braxton is a Heisman candidate. He has to play much better. However, just from sheer production of a team that’s 9 and 0, it puts him in that category, and that’s without knowing all the other candidates.”
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