The question above is simple, But the answer? Well, that's not so simple. Keith Price is beat up. He was moving with a pronounced limp yesterday and took no team reps. Obviously, Nick Montana lacks experience and has his limitations
Winding down the season on an upbeat note is a necessary ambition for any coach, as is the assurance of improving his team’s record from a year ago. The Huskies have expectations of finishing the regular season at 8-4 – they went 6-6 in 2010 – and they have a decent shot at a 9-4 overall record.
“I want our guys,” Sarkisian said the other day, “to regain their sense of urgency.”
But again, what’s more urgent: Beating Oregon State, or beating the Cougars? If I’m Sarkisian, I’m taking a chance on backup quarterback Nick Montana managing the offense through a winnable game Saturday, with the payoff producing an effective Keith Price in the Apple Cup.