Braxton Miller’s Alabama visits were for shoulder rehab

There have been plenty of rumors linking Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller to the Alabama Crimson Tide. However, it is time to pump the brakes on those rumors.

The rumors started in large part because of Miller’s frequent visits to Alabama, but it turns out that those visits were simply to rehab from his shoulder surgery and to meet with Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham.

At least that is what former Alabama linebacker Trey DePriest, a good friend of Miller’s, says.

“He wasn’t coming down here to visit me,” DePriest said in a report from Al.com. “He just had shoulder surgery, and that’s where he does his rehab, in Birmingham, so he was like 35 minutes away.”

“To be honest with you, we don’t even talk about it. When we talk, we talk more as friends because I know everyone is in his ear about all that, so I just try to leave it alone. But I really don’t know because it’s hard to get a feel from him, and I really don’t try to get a feel from him to be honest with you.”

Miller has previously said that he plans on returning to Ohio State.

If Braxton Miller decides to return to the Buckeyes, he will compete with J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones for the starting quarterback position.

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