Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/28/14
Who loves quarterback carousels? Oh that’s right, no one does, especially not Beavers’ fans. It seems like they have to deal with one every year. In 2008, it was Lyle Moevoa and Sean Canfield. In 2009, it was Sean Canfield and Lyle Moevoa. In 2010, Ryan Katz won the job and held it all year. In 2011, the Beavers went back to a carousel with Ryan Katz and Sean Mannion. Then this year, when it seemed like the job definitely belonged to Mannion, an injury and a horrible game against Washington have put the Beavers right back on the quarterback carousel. Oregon State won its first four games with Mannion starting at quarterback. Then he got hurt and backup Cody Vaz was thrust into the starting position. The Beavers won their next two games and then Mannion was ready to return to the starting lineup. The Beavers lost their next game, Mannion threw four picks, and Vaz returned to the first team. The Beavers won their next game and then lost the one after that. And the carousel goes aro...
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