Martinez looks familiar to Buckeyes defense

Updated: October 5, 2012, 11:11 AM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In preparing for its game on Saturday night against No. 21 Nebraska and quarterback Taylor Martinez, Ohio State found the perfect surrogate.

The 12th-ranked Buckeyes (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) didn't have to go far to find someone with Martinez's acceleration, vision, lane-changing speed and knack for lengthy touchdown runs.

He was just across the line of scrimmage: quarterback Braxton Miller.

Their styles may be slightly different, just like their body types. But ...

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