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Braxton Miller, Ohio State's senior quarterback and a Heisman Trophy candidate, has re-injured his right throwing shoulder and may miss the 2014 season, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Miller had surgery on the shoulder in February after injuring it on the first drive of Ohio State's Orange Bowl loss to Clemson. He has complained of soreness during preseason camp. CBSSports.com and FoxSports.com reported Miller is scheduled to have an MRI on Tuesday.

PredictionMachine.com has run a simulation analysis for USA TODAY Sports that shows the potential impact of a Miller injury on the Buckeyes' fortunes.

Prediction Machine projects a healthy Miller to lead Ohio State to 10 regular-season wins and score 44.1 points per game against an average FBS team. The Buckeyes would be the most likely Big Ten champion and earn the fourth seed in the College Football Playoff.

With a backup in place, however, Prediction Machine says Ohio State's scoring average would slip to 33.6 and its win total would slide to 9.1, with the Buckeyes finishing second behind Michigan State in the Big Ten East standings.

Miller holds nine Ohio State records and is within distance of breaking eight others. A two-time Big Ten MVP, he also entered 2014 on pace to become just the ninth player in Division I history to rush for 40 touchdowns and pass for 40 touchdowns in a career.

Ohio State has not commented on Miller's status.

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