Seferian-Jenkins not yet cleared for Washington

Seferian-Jenkins not yet cleared for Washington

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Seferian-Jenkins not yet cleared for Washington

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by TIM BOOTH / AP Sports Writer

KING5.com

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 2:16 PM

SEATTLE -- Washington coach Steve Sarkisian says star tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has not been cleared medically to play in Saturday's season opener against No. 19 Boise State while recovering from a broken right pinkie.

Sarkisian also did not address during his news conference on Monday whether Seferian-Jenkins would play should he be medically cleared. The Huskies coach has stayed mum on whether Seferian-Jenkins faces any team discipline after pleading guilty in the offseason on a DUI charge.

Seferian-Jenkins suffered the injury during practice on Aug. 12 and had surgery later in the week to insert a pin and stabilize the finger. Last season, Seferian-Jenkins caught 69 passes for 850 yards -- both single-season records for Washington tight ends -- and seven touchdowns. He was a third-team all-American by the AP.

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