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- Braxton Miller - Miller put up strong rushing numbers this season, but his passing game struggled at times. During the off-season, he is working with quarterback coach George Whitfield Jr. to improve his passing game, which will make him a bigger threat next season.
- Urban Meyer - Ohio State has one of the best active college football coaches and he proved it during his first season with the Buckeyes. Many fans knew Ohio State would do better than their 6-7 season in 2011, but Meyer's exceeded expectations by going undefeated this season.
- Bowl Ban - If you were bitter about the 2012 bowl ban as a fan, imagine how the players felt. After completing their perfect season, they weren't able to compete against the top teams in the country which will be a big motivator for the 2013 season.