Michigan had just 106 yards of total offense and Morris had thrown eight consecutive incomplete passes when Gardner entered the game with 11:17 left in the fourth quarter.
Devin Gardner and Shane Morris are Michigan’s two main options at quarterback, and Hoke hasn’t said who will start Saturday against Minnesota.
Apparently, sales of Michigan football tickets are so dreadful that they are being given away with a “purchase of any two Coca-Cola products.”
Fifth-year senior quarterback Devin Gardner ranks No. 65 nationally in passer rating (132.4), with more interceptions (six) than touchdowns (five) in four starts.
“We’ll see what happens,” Hoke said. “I think that’s the best way to put it.”
The game was delayed with 7:51 remaining, and when it resumed, not much was left of the announced crowd. Michigan was already down 26-10 at that point.
“As the rain started to fall and the lighting struck, one of the most disappointing and disgusting Michigan home performances in recent memory was given a reprieve on a late Saturday afternoon.”
Hoke’s squad went into a rain delay down 26-10 at the hands of the Utah Utes on Saturday and, at certain points, watched his team get booed off the field for the second week in a row.
Michigan’s game against Utah on Saturday is being delayed in the fourth quarter because of lightning strikes in the area.
University of Michigan officials cancelled plans to use a drone to deliver the game ball to Michigan Stadium in its weekend matchup against Utah.