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.
The Corvallis weather forecast for Saturday night calls for showers and temperatures in the mid- to upper-40s.
About 600 tickets remain available.