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March
10th

Former Huskies QB Jake Locker announces retirement from NFL

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker scrambles against the New York Jets in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker scrambles against the New York Jets in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

Jake Locker, the former Huskies quarterback who starred as a high-school player at Ferndale High before playing quarterback at UW from 2006-10, has announced his retirement from the NFL after four seasons with the Tennessee Titans.

Locker was drafted No. 8 overall by the Titans in 2011, but injuries marred an up-and-down career in Tennessee.

On Tuesday, he released the following statement, via NFL.com: Read more »