2016 NFL Draft: Senior Bowl Scouting Notebook for Day 1

January 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

MOBILE, Ala. — Braxton Miller was not your typical quarterback-turned-receiver during his first Senior Bowl practice.
Miller (6'1 3/10", 204 pounds) demonstrated a variety of releases off the line of scrimmage and was quick and clean coming out of his breaks. He looked comfortable tracking the ball and catching it in traffic.
In short, the former Ohio State quarterback who became a slot receiver and Wildcat specialist last season knows what he is doing. And he knows exactly which NFL wide receiver he wants to emulate.
"A.B. Antonio Brown," he said without hesitation after practice. "He's a monster. He has that athleticism and explosion. He can play inside and outside."
Proving that he can be a complete receiver is one of Miller's primary Senior Bowl-week goals. The Buckeyes used him almost exclusively out of the slot (when they weren't giving him direct snaps) and tried to isolate him against deep safeties. It's the kind of tactic used to get the foo...

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