Posted: Monday November 1, 2010 4:01PM ; Updated: Monday November 1, 2010 4:01PM

Washington's Locker out vs. No. 1 Oregon

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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

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Jake Locker has been sidelined with a cracked rib and won't play Saturday against Oregon.
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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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