Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/21/13

TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 03: Head coach Mike Riley of the Oregon State Beavers stands on the sidelines during the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on October 3, 2009 in Tempe, Arizona. The Beavers defeated the Sun Devils 28-17. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Mike Riley walked right up to the scrum of news media covering Oregon State on Tuesday and made it clear he wouldn't have a quarterback announcement. ''No news today,'' Riley said before anyone could even ask the question. Sean Mannion and Cody Vaz, who both had starts last season, are competing for the starter's job in fall camp. Coach Riley had said last week he might have a decision by the weekend, but Sunday passed without an announcement. And neither quarterback was especially impressive on Tuesday, he said. ''I thought it was a mixed bag, frankly,'' Riley said. Mannion started Oregon State's first four games last season, averaging 339.5 yards passing a game, but injured his left knee and required arthroscopic surgery. Vaz competently stepped in and won the next two games, giving the Beavers their best start since they also went 6-0 in 1907. Oregon State finished a better-than-expected 9-4 and went to the Alamo Bowl. Mannion threw for 2,446 yards and 15 touchdowns with e...
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