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.

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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.


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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.

Wellington returns

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.