Marcus Mariota

Quarterback Marcus Mariota of Oregon speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 19, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Mariota Becomes Feature Attraction At NFL Combine

Marcus Mariota made his case to be the No. 1 pick in April’s draft with a sequence of quiet, thoughtful answers Thursday.

02/19/2015

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Mariota Receives O’Brien Award, Says Shoulder Feeling Good

Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not.

02/16/2015

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Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota Says He’s Going To The NFL

The Ducks quarterback announced on Oregon’s website on Wednesday that he would forgo his senior season. The school said he filed paperwork on Wednesday, a day before the NFL deadline.

01/14/2015

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Has Mariota Played His Last Game With Oregon?

Marcus Mariota’s season ended without the honor that mattered to him most. Now Oregon waits to see if he will be back for another try.

01/12/2015

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Title Game May Be Mariota’s Finale

There’s one thing that Marcus Mariota would trade for his Heisman Trophy: A national championship. That’s just like Mariota. Team first.

01/12/2015

Quarterback Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks and Jeff Lockie stand in the tunnel prior to the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lockie Waits Behind Mariota For Oregon

Oregon’s Jeff Lockie has heard the question a million times. “What’s it like to be Marcus Mariota’s backup?” He doesn’t mind.

01/12/2015

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Members of the Oregon Ducks celebrate after defeating the Florida State Seminoles 59-20 in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

College Football Championship Preview: Ohio State Battles Oregon

The final chapter of a new era in college football will be written Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The first year of the College Football Playoff will come to a close with Pac-12 champion Oregon squaring off against Big Ten champion Ohio State with the first, truly definitive, outright national championship on the line in the history of major college football.

01/09/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks releases over coverage by Tra'Mayne Bondurant #21 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman Trophy

Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is widely expected to win Oregon’s first.

12/11/2014

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Heisman Finalists: Mariota, Cooper, Gordon

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

12/08/2014

CORVALLIS, OR - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks hurdles safety Justin Strong #39 of the Oregon State Beavers during the second quarter of the game at Reser Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Corvallis, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman Favorites

This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.

12/04/2014

EUGENE, OR - NOVEMBER 22: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final Stretch

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.

11/26/2014

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 01: Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers rushes 2 yards for a touchdown against Chief Brown #8 of the Mississippi Rebels as the Rebels held a 24-21 lead in the third quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Oxford, Mississippi. Auburn defeated Mississippi 35-31. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s Campaign Fueled By Road Victories

Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth.

11/06/2014

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