Another change is in the works for Braxton Miller, after his announcement that he would be moving to H-back for the 2015 season. He will also be switching jersey numbers, from No. 5, to No. 1, per ESPN's Austin Ward. The jersey change will help break in a new era for the former quarterback, according to Miller.
"I just want to make a new beginning, a new era for myself. Rocking No. 1, I feel like this is me now. One and only." -- Braxton Miller— Austin Ward (@AWardESPN) August 10, 2015
The number change further solidifies the position change for the two-time Big Ten offensive player of the year. Denver Bronco Jeff Heuerman wore number five to honor Braxton last year, after an injury caused him to miss what was set to be his senior season.
Former Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman thinks he'll be a hit at the position, and former Michigan State defensive coordinator turned Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi has called Miller the best running back he ever faced at Michigan State.
The number change will bring nothing but more excitement to a Buckeye fan base that is already anxious to see just how well Braxton will fit in at his new position. And fans looking for new Buckeye duds to honor Braxton are in luck, as No. 1 will be one of the two jerseys that Ohio State plans to sell this year.