ALERT: Braxton Miller Is A "Full-Time" WR

Braxton Miller made his debut as a wide receiver, a punt return and No. 1 today. That's right, Miller has a new jersey number, but how is his game at his new spot? We answer and go over other camp notes after one day of action.

More than 5,000 career passing yards. More than 3,000 rushing yards. There's no doubt Braxton Miller is an athlete.

But is he a wide receiver?

“He looked like his first time playing receiver," quarterback Cardale Jones deadpanned. “Of course he can show speed. Of course he showed quickness and he can catch the ball, but it’s more than that. You have to understand the depth of routes and getting in and out of breaks and stuff like that.”

Of course, that might be expected given it was Miller's first-ever full team practice for Ohio State, as the two-time Big Ten Silver Football winner both caught passes and punts today at practice.

VIDEO: See Miller In Action At OSU Practice

And in the eyes of head coach Urban Meyer, he's now a full-time player at that new spot, an opinion Meyer has changed a bit since the announcement first came out. At first, Meyer said Miller might still play quarterback, but the head coach said Monday that he thinks Miller is now set at his new spot and with his new No. 1.

"Braxton spent the entire practice at wide receiver," Meyer said after day one. "He's full time. I don't want to say I completely left it up to him, but he's a full-time receiver. That position, to play it right, not just to play it but to play it right, it's like any other position. As a matter of fact, in my opinion, it's a little more complicated. He had a good day, but it's going to take him (a while). But as far as skill set and attitude and running around and being dynamic, yes, yes, yes. Now it's just learning the game."

Miller is giving it a try, though, and he got some good help Monday as former OSU star wideout Joey Galloway was on campus as part of his work with ESPN's traveling "College GameDay" crew and spent some time working with Miller.

Miller did not speak but is expected to do so at the team's media day Sunday.

Among the other observations from day one of camp as the Buckeyes begin to hone their skills in an effort to repeat as College Football Playoff champs:

  • The Buckeyes had two practices today, a morning session for the team's freshmen and walk-ons and then a practice session for the team veterans in the afternoon that was interrupted by a massive thunderstorm that forced the Buckeyes inside.

  • Miller wasn't the only new person working under coach Zach Smith. Curtis Samuel, who spent the spring working with the wideouts, was still with the receivers during ball-catching drills. The coaching staff said in the spring that Samuel was working with the wideouts to add to his skill set but that it wasn't a permanent move.

  • Miller was also back to return punts for Ohio State today, joining Dontre Wilson and Jalin Marshall (each of whom are suspended for the first game) as well as Marshon Lattimore.

  • Meyer said the Buckeyes' No. 2 running back at the moment is Bri'onte Dunn while noting linebacker Joshua Perry could help at rush end while Joey Bosa is suspended for the Virginia Tech game.

  • Among those who did not take part in practice were redshirt freshmen Kyle Berger and Dylan Thompson (knee injuries) as well as true freshmen Dre'Mont Jones (knee) and Damon Arnette (leg)

  • Joey Bosa, who is also suspended for the first game at VT, worked through drills with the first unit with Sam Hubbard behind him.

  • Senior Chase Farris worked with the first unit as right tackle, as expected, as he replaces the departed Darryl Baldwin.

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\r\nMore than 5,000 career passing yards. More than 3,000 rushing yards. There's no doubt Braxton Miller is an athlete.\r\n

\r\nBut is he a wide receiver?\r\n

\r\n“He looked like his first time playing receiver,\" quarterback Cardale Jones deadpanned. “Of course he can show speed. Of course he showed quickness and he can catch the ball, but it’s more than that. You have to understand the depth of routes and getting in and out of breaks and stuff like that.” \r\n

\r\nOf course, that might be expected given it was Miller's first-ever full team practice for Ohio State, as the two-time Big Ten Silver Football winner both caught passes and punts today at practice.\r\n

\r\nVIDEO: See Miller In Action At OSU Practice\r\n

\r\nAnd in the eyes of head coach Urban Meyer, he's now a full-time player at that new spot, an opinion Meyer has changed a bit since the announcement first came out. At first, Meyer said Miller might still play quarterback, but the head coach said Monday that he thinks Miller is now set at his new spot and with his new No. 1.\r\n

\r\n\"Braxton spent the entire practice at wide receiver,\" Meyer said after day one. \"He's full time. I don't want to say I completely left it up to him, but he's a full-time receiver. That position, to play it right, not just to play it but to play it right, it's like any other position. As a matter of fact, in my opinion, it's a little more complicated. He had a good day, but it's going to take him (a while). But as far as skill set and attitude and running around and being dynamic, yes, yes, yes. Now it's just learning the game.\"\r\n

\r\nMiller is giving it a try, though, and he got some good help Monday as former OSU star wideout Joey Galloway was on campus as part of his work with ESPN's traveling \"College GameDay\" crew and spent some time working with Miller.\r\n

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Talking WR on @SportsCenter with @BraxtonMiller5 #OHIOSTATE #BUCKEYES pic.twitter.com/BdJ6eK4RsD

— joey galloway (@Joey_Galloway) August 10, 2015
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\r\nMiller did not speak but is expected to do so at the team's media day Sunday.\r\n

\r\nAmong the other observations from day one of camp as the Buckeyes begin to hone their skills in an effort to repeat as College Football Playoff champs:\r\n