6 Nov 2010
EAST LANSING, MICH. - Jeff Horton lived in Nevada for two decades, so the Gophers' interim coach likes to describe himself as a gambler. He finally rolled the dice a few times Saturday.
Most notable was his decision to use sophomore MarQueis Gray at quarterback for two of the Gophers' nine possessions. But Horton put some cross-your-fingers faith in tight end Eric Lair, too.
When Gray's third-quarter drive stalled at the Gophers 22-yard ...