Shane Bowman, a starter on UW's defensive line, missed the game against BYU. Afterward, Chris Petersen said he's expected to miss six weeks with a broken bone in his foot.
Senior Shane Bowman, a starting defensive lineman, will miss about six weeks after breaking a bone in his foot during practice this past week, UW coach Chris Petersen said after the Huskies’ 35-7 win over BYU.
The Huskies are hopeful Bowman can return after UW’s bye week in mid-November.
A Bellevue High product, Bowman had the best game of his UW career in the season opener against Auburn, posting four tackles, one sack and one forced fumble.
In his place, sophomore Levi Onwuzurike made his first career start Saturday. He had two tackles against BYU, including one for a loss.
Late afternoon kick at UCLA
The Huskies’ game at UCLA next Saturday has been selected for a 4:30 p.m. kickoff time at the Rose Bowl, it was announced late Saturday.
The game will air on Fox.
Last Monday, Fox had used one of its two six-day-window options to choose between Washington-UCLA or Utah-Stanford for its 4:30 p.m. time slot. It chose UW-UCLA, which means the Utah-Stanford game will air on ESPN at 7:30 p.m.
Junior linebacker Brandon Wellington made his first appearance for the Huskies since have ACL surgery late last season.
That’s a positive development for a line linebacker corps that was again without junior DJ Beavers on Saturday.
— Junior defensive back Austin Joyner did not suit up Saturday after sustaining a concussion a week earlier against Arizona State.
— Junior receiver Aaron Fuller had a game-high eight catches for 107 yards. It’s the third time this season he’s had more than 100 yards receiving in a game.