Thursday morning, Miami wide receiver Braxton Berrios was honored by the ACC with the Jim Tatum award, which goes to the conference’s top scholar-athlete. A few hours later, Berrios’ quarterback, Malik Rosier, was asked by reporters about the importance of Berrios to the Hurricanes.
Rosier stuck to discussing Berrios’ on-field significance, but that didn’t diminish the compliment he paid to the senior wide receiver. Rosier said, in short, that Berrios is “the guy” that makes the Miami offense tick.
Rosier said Berrios has been especially valuable as a go-to receiver in important situations, like third downs and red zone possessions. Berrios leads the team with nine touchdown grabs on the year.
“He’s kind of like, I guess, ‘the guy’ in this offense,” Rosier said. “He’s a guy who on third down I know that if the ball’s around his area he’s usually going to make a play. So that’s huge for me.”
Berrios, who also returns punts for the Hurricanes, will likely be asked to take on an even larger role in Saturday’s ACC Championship Game matchup with Clemson. In the past week, Miami has lost its second and third-leading receivers, Chris Herndon and Ahmon Richards, for the season due to knee injuries.
Check out the full video of Rosier’s comments below:
— ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) November 30, 2017
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