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November 3, 2010 at 3:21 PM

Wednesday afternoon notes — Huskies light up the bridge again

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The Huskies may not light up the scoreboard in Eugene Saturday. But for the second straight year, UW fans have lit up the Morrison Bridge in Portland purple and gold.
Here’s a report from The Oregonian on this year’s lighting as well as an explanation from the Willamette Light Brigade about the program. I wrote this story about last year’s effort (and the picture to the right is also what it looked like a year ago). Now to see if the Huskies can transfer some of the wattage onto the field Saturday.
IN OTHER NEWS. …
— UW coach Steve Sarkisian was a guest on the Brock and Salk Show today on 710 ESPN Seattle. You can access the audio here, and also read some of the key quotes.
Jake Locker is No. 16 on Mel Kiper’s Big Board this week, with Kiper writing that “this year has been a borderline disaster, given Locker’s talents. Now dinged, has to already be thinking about draft preparation, workouts.”
— The Oregonian has this report on today’s practice, noting that Kenjon Barner appears closer to playing status.
— The Register-Guard also has a report on today’s practice.
— The Portland Tribune says the Ducks are keeping their eye on Chris Polk and Mason Foster.
Phil Steele, who picked UW to win last week, isn’t siding with the Huskies this time.
— SBNation.com has an interesting look at some of the myths developing about Oregon’s offense.
All for now.

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