Rams select Oregon State QB Mannion in third round

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams added depth at quarterback, taking Oregon State's Sean Mannion with their second pick of the third round on Friday night.

The Rams drew criticism for lacking a successor to Sam Bradford last year. When Bradford was sidelined with a knee injury in the preseason, backups Shaun Hill and Austin Davis split time.

The 6-foot-6, 229-pound Mannion was the 89th overall pick, one pick later than current Rams starter Nick Foles was selected in 2012.

Mannion set 18 passing records at Oregon State and set the Pac-12 record for passing yards as a senior. He totaled 13,600 yards, eighth most in Division I history.

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