Oct 27, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver MarQueis Gray (5) looks on during the third quarter against the Purdue Boilermakers at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers defeated the Boilermakers 44-28. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

MarQueis Gray claimed off waivers by Cleveland Browns


Feb 24, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Marqueis Gray throws a pass during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

A day after MarQueis Gray was cut from the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, the former University of Minnesota Gophers quarterback and wide receiver was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns.

Gray, who is in the NFL as a tight end, caught one pass for 13 yards in the preseason for the 49ers.

The Indianapolis native recorded 766 yards receiving on 60 receptions for the Gophers in four years.

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