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Friday, September 27, 2013 7:21 PM
"Devin Gardner's our quarterback," Borges said with a laugh Wednesday during the "Inside Michigan Football" radio show. "I've been doing this too long, I know every time there's an interception there's 20,000 people screaming for the backup quarterback. That's part of the deal.
"(Freshman Shane Morris is) developing nicely. He's working very hard at it. We need to kind of bring him around, get him in a game when he's ready … hopefully he's not forced into action. … We think he's got a great future."
"We've been in some tight football games where it's been very difficult to insert an inexperienced player in there," Borges said. "We're going to try as best we can in the future to get them more involved earlier in the game … now, I promise nothing.
"But we're working on it."
"We tried Ben at guard, and he was like a fish out of water," Borges said. "So he's at tackle, and we're brining him around. … The biggest mistake you can make as a coach is to put a kid in a position where he'll fail. Because if he fails, you could lose him forever.
"You want to get the kid into a game when it's his time. When you know he can succeed, when he knows he can succeed and the kids around him know he can succeed."
Have at it boys...
Ohio St.'s actions are not unlike their lower intestine: stinky and loaded with danger.