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Ohio State TE Jeff Heuerman wears No. 5 in honor of Braxton Miller (GIF)

Nick Bromberg
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Jan 3, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes tight end Jeff Heuerman (86) scores a touchdown as Clemson Tigers defensive back Bashaud Breeland (17) and safety Jayron Kearse (20) defend in the first half of the 2014 Orange Bowl college football game at Sun Life Stadium. (Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports)

Ohio State TE Jeff Heuerman ditched his No. 86 jersey for a different one against Navy.

With QB Braxton Miller out for the season with a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, Heuerman wore No. 5 on Saturday.

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He posted a picture of the jersey to his Twitter account on Saturday morning.

Last year, LB Ryan Shazier switched to No. 2 from No. 10 in October to honor Christian Bryant after Bryant broke his ankle. Shazier wore No. 2 for the rest of the season. No word if Heuerman will go back to his No. 86 after Saturday or keep wearing Miller's No. 5 for all of 2014.

In 2013, Heuerman had 26 catches for 466 yards and four touchdowns.

Unfortunately, Heuerman didn't put a bandage on the shoulder of his jersey to mimic the Braxton Miller mannequin at the Ohio State bookstore. After news that Miller was out for the season spread, someone put a bandage on the right shoulder (Miller's throwing shoulder) of the mannequin.

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