Oregon State has confirmed starting quarterback Sean Canfield will miss the game against Washington on Saturday due to a shoulder injury and will be replaced by Lyle Moevao. Moevao competed for the starting job deep into camp and is the more mobile quarterback... though at 5-11, he's 5 inches shorter.
UW coach Tyrone Willingham said he has eased up on practice a bit this week to restore freshness this late into the season.
Safety/nickel back Nate Williams remains doubtful for OSU. If he can't go, his role will be filled by Jordan Murchison.
A season-high 12 Huskies are practicing in honorary gold jerseys this week, reflecting the success over the weekend at Stanford.
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The Corvallis weather forecast for Saturday night calls for showers and temperatures in the mid- to upper-40s.
About 600 tickets remain available.