Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft.
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.READ MORE: Dallas County Sheriff’s Need Help Identifying Truck Involved In Hit & Run With Deputies
Mariota was the humble leader of Oregon’s high-flying offense. The 13-2 Ducks defeated Florida State in the Rose Bowl in college football’s first playoffs, but fell 42-20 to Ohio State in Monday night’s national championship game.
Mariota won every major award he qualified for, starting with the Heisman Trophy, as well as AP Player of the Year and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. He set a conference record for most touchdowns in a single season with 58.READ MORE: Man Charged In Burning, Dismembered Bodies Case, Jason Thornburg Admits He Killed Another
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