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September 5, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Morning links: Keith Price puts NFL scouts on notice

UW's Keith Price (17) gets protection from Mike Criste (78) and Dexter Charles (76) during the first half of the Huskies' victory over Boise State on Saturday. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times)

UW’s Keith Price (17) gets protection from Mike Criste (78) and Dexter Charles (76) during the first half of the Huskies’ victory over Boise State on Saturday. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times)

Good morning.

Catching up on links:

Keith Price‘s impressive 2013 debut — 324 yards passing, two touchdowns, one pick and newfound mobility — has put him back on the radar of NFL scouts. From NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks:

Those numbers are certainly solid, but it was his efficiency as a passer and playmaker that stood out most to me. Price worked the ball to all areas of the field, but avoided forcing throws into tight windows. Additionally, he displayed the trademark athleticism that put him on the radar as a spectacular sophomore. If Price can continue to build upon the momentum created by his impressive debut, he could become a relevant player in the 2014 quarterback class discussion.

– My story from today’s paper: Austin Seferian-Jenkins is ready to put his suspension behind him and get back on the field. (First, he has to get back in shape.)

One interesting projection for ASJ in the NFL Draft.

Bud Withers: Hurry-up offenses are here to stay in the Pac-12.

– Could the Huskies soon see some defense start to fake injuries? And will it be a nationwide trend?

David Shaw on Stanford being compared to an SEC team: “I don’t necessarily take it as a compliment.”

– Neener-neener! Lane Kiffin isn’t saying which USC quarterback will start vs. the Cougars on Saturday.

Rich Rodriguez wasn’t so happy at Arizona earlier this week.

Oregon State starts to pick up the pieces after its shocking loss to FCS Eastern Washington.

– Despite the loss, the Beavers will continue to avoid tackling in practice.

Scheduling note: The Huskies are scheduled to wrap up their last practice of the week around 9:45 a.m. today, and Steve Sarkisian will be available to the media afterward.

I’ll host a live chat here at noon, and then I’ll put the finishing touches on another story about the “fast track” UW offense, this looking more closely at the between-play mechanics of what goes into going so fast. 

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