PULLMAN – UCLA coach Jim Mora is not telling whether starting quarterback Josh Rosen will be healthy enough to play against Washington State on Saturday.
During Tuesday’s Pac-12 coaches teleconference Mora said simply, “If he’s ready to play, he will play.”
Rosen sustained two injuries during UCLA’s loss to Arizona State last Saturday. He returned from a lower-body injury that occurred in the second qurater, only to apparently injure his throwing shoulder when he was sacked with less than four minutes remaining in the game.
Rosen threw for a career-high 400 yards in the defeat. The Bruins need their passing game to be on point against the surging WSU defense, since they are averaging a hair under 100 rushing yards per game and just 2.95 yards per carry.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe to the sports newsletter
Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.