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  • Ohio State waiting for NCAA to respond in Miller photo issue

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday21 hrs ago

    Ohio State is waiting for the NCAA's response to determine if the photo quarterback Braxton Miller posted to Instagram last week is in violation of any NCAA rules.

    Miller posted a photo with himself next to a stack of AdvoCare supplements. The caption to the photo included Miller's name in an email address to purchase products. While NCAA athletes are not prohibited from selling AdvoCare products, use of their likeness to promote the business is prohibited.

    The picture was deleted shortly after it was posted and Ohio State said last Wednesday that it was looking into the issue. According to the Columbus Dispatch, OSU's compliance department immediately interviewed Miller and the findings after the department's investigation were forwarded to the NCAA.

    “Waiting for NCAA response,” athletic director Gene Smith said per the Dispatch.

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