Washington's Locker out vs. No. 1 Oregon
The Huskies will be without QB Jake Locker when they face No. 1 ranked Oregon
Locker first sustained a hairline rib fracture, but that became a full break
Redshirt freshman Keith Price will make his start for the team on Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) Washington quarterback Jake Locker won't play on Saturday when the struggling Huskies face No. 1 Oregon.
Washington coach Steve Sarkisian said Monday that Locker had been playing with a hairline rib fracture that became a full break when Locker took a hit in the Huskies' 41-0 loss to No. 10 Stanford on Saturday.
Sarkisian says Locker's rib problems started with a cartilage injury suffered against Oregon State on Oct. 16 and progressively got worse. He was cleared by doctors to play against Stanford even with the hairline fracture.
Locker was just 7 of 14 passing for 64 yards and two interceptions against the Cardinal. He was sacked three times.
With Locker out, redshirt freshman Keith Price will make his first start on Saturday.
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