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Preview: Looks like a good year for UW football

Elaine Thompson
AP File Photo
The University of Washington opens the 2011 season Saturday. It's the third year for head coach Steve Sarkisian.

University of Washington football fans are hoping for another bowl appearance this year. The Huskies open the 2011 season Saturday at home against Eastern Washington.

It's the first season without star quarterback Jake Locker. Sophomore QB Keith Price has been tapped as the new starter - over Nick Montana, the son of NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana.

Does Price have what it takes? Will the team make it to another bowl game this year? Find out what KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel thinks, tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. And check back here for a blog of our conversation.