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Stanford QB Kevin Hogan's status in doubt due to 'significant' ankle sprain

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan suffered a "significant" ankle sprain in Saturday's 41-31 win over USC and is in jeopardy of missing the Cardinal's game at Oregon State on Friday, coach David Shaw said Monday.

With Hogan's status in doubt, redshirt sophomore Ryan Burns and redshirt freshman Keller Chryst will share reps throughout the week, and "some combination" of the two would play if needed, Shaw said. He would not provide any specifics in regards to how the reps would be split up and said he's willing to wait until game time before deciding on a starter.

Hogan will not practice Tuesday or Wednesday, and Shaw said the plan is for him to test the ankle Thursday.

Shaw dismissed the notion that Hogan needs reps in practice to prepare for Oregon State.

"We're not talking about a kid here," Shaw said. "We're talking about a fifth-year senior that's played a lot of football. We filmed a lot of stuff today in our virtual reality that he'll be able to go through and make sure that he gets those visual reps. I'm not worried about him mentally or emotionally. It's just physically. If he can do it, he'll play.

"In his mind, he's playing, but we're going to do the smart thing for him medically."

The injury occurred on a sack early in the second half, but he remained in the game and finished 18-of-23 for 279 yards and threw a pair of touchdowns without an interception. He was named Pac-12 offensive player of the week.

Burns and Chryst have each attempted one pass in their careers.

No. 21 Stanford (2-1, 1-0 Pac-12) has won five straight against Oregon State (2-1, 0-0).