As expected, Darin Harris started at safety in place of the injured Jason Wells. However, freshman Mason Foster was a surprise starter at what has traditionally been E.J. Savannah's linebacking spot.
Savannah, UW's leading tackler, is on the sidelines with no apparent injury.
And other surprise on offense: Jordan White-Frisbee gets his first start of the season at Casey Bulyca's usual guard spot.
If any of you are watching on TV or listening on radio and hear an explanation, please pass it along because we've heard nothing in the press box.