Sept 27, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies kicker Travis Coons (46) celebrates with guard James Atoe (70) after a field goal against the Stanford Cardinal during the first quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

Husky Football: Updated Depth Chart Released

The official depth chart for the Oregon game has been released, and that is especially significant now that injury information gathered at practices is no longer reported. Here is the depth chart itself if you’d like to look for yourself.

Sep 15, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies running back Erich Wilson II (20) carries the ball against the Portland State Vikings during the game at CenturyLink Field. Washington defeated Portland State 52-13. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-US PRESSWIRE

Of particular interest is the shift of Kendyl Taylor to number two running back from wide receiver, where he began the season as a starter. Erich Wilson II, the true freshman that briefly backed up Bishop Sankey after the injury to Jesse Callier, is listed as the number four back on the depth chart. This change means that we are likely to see Kendyl Taylor carry the ball out of the backfield for the first time, with the backup running back likely to get at least a few carries to spell the starter, Sankey.

Ben Riva is back on the depth chart as one of the indecisive “or” starters at right tackle after missing the last three games with a broken forearm sustained against San Diego State. His recovery is certainly speedy, and if he does take over for Mike Criste, it’s hard to really determine whether or not his presence would really improve the poor pass protection that we saw against Stanford.

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