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October 24, 2012 at 11:03 AM

Quick Wednesday practice notes — Johnson to redshirt

The Huskies are off the field following their Wednesday practice. A couple quick notes:

— UW coach Steve Sarkisian confirmed that WT James Johnson, who has not played this season, will redshirt and return in 2013 as a fifth-year senior. Johnson suffered a dislocated wrist during training camp. He recently had a procedure to take the pins out. His loss has been felt this season as UW has struggled to find consistent receiving options outside of Kasen Williams and Austin Seferian-Jenkins. But he will now return for next season to work alongside those guys then.

— Sarkisian, asked if he’d heard or seen the column by Oregonian columnist John Canzano saying the Huskies are the “softest, least resilient” team in the Pac-12, said he’d gotten more texts about that than almost anything else. He said he’s been called lots of things in his career “but never soft or not tough or not resilient.” Asked if that will serve as motivation for this week, he said “we’ve got to go play the game.” Suffice to say that players have been alerted to the column.

— Sarkisian also said he thought practice has gone well the past two days and that he thinks Keith Price has had a good week of practice. He said he thinks right tackle Ben Riva is beginning to get back in the form he showed prior to getting hurt in the San Diego State game, which could help solidify the offensive line.

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