Washington quarterback Jake Locker was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit on as he scrambled to the sidelines midway through the second half. Locker collided with OS free safety Al Afalava and stayed down.
Coaches and teammates huddled around him as he lay on the field, and were eventually joined by his parents. He was taken off the field on a stretcher and then out of the stadium in a medical unit.
Coach Tyrone Willingham complimented the staff for taking what he called precautionary procedures. Multiple sideline reports said that Locker was moving all extremities before being taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis.
At least one trainer reported that Locker was breathing fine, but reporting neck pain.
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Halftime score: 16-0, Oregon State.
End of third quarter: 19-10, Oregon State... and the fourth quarter opens with the Beavers on the UW 2.