Stories tagged: Marcus Mariota
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 7:42 p.m.
Titans for real? Test with Chiefs will tell plenty
The Tennessee Titans are making believers out of lots of folks. The idea that they could win the AFC South is very much alive after their Week 14 victory over …
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota wrap up rookie seasons in different fashion
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jameis Winston will finish his rookie season doing something that Marcus Mariota simply couldn’t: Playing in all 16 regular-season games. Still, both managed at times to show …
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
NFL Notes: NFL Network’s “Timeline” tells story of hostages and football
The NFL Network series “Timeline” is examining how pro football helped the American hostages in Iran nearly 36 years ago.
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015
How’s your Heisman pose?
In addition to the homecoming game between Whitworth and George Fox, fans who attend Saturday’s 1 p.m. tilt at the Pine Bowl will get a firsthand look at the famous …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Mariota outplays Winston in debut
TAMPA, Fla. – Marcus Mariota looked right at home standing on the sideline in the fourth quarter, watching his teammates close out a lopsided victory. The rookie made it look …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
Sign of popularity
The chance at getting an autograph from Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota helped the Tennessee Titans lure their biggest crowd to training camp in years, so much so that the …
Wed., May 27, 2015
After all the hoopla, Philip Rivers still No. 1 in San Diego
The San Diego Chargers opened OTAs on Tuesday with Philip Rivers at quarterback. “Just like I thought I would be,” Rivers said.
Fri., May 1, 2015
By trading for Jimmy Graham, Seahawks drafted long ago
Midway through a first round that had to just about bore him, Pete Carroll stuck his head into the defensive meeting room upstairs at Seahawks headquarters. “Don’t tell anybody,” Seattle …
Tue., April 21, 2015
Columnist Norman Chad takes an in-depth look at Mariota and Winston
So, Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston? Who will be the superior NFL quarterback? At this moment, Mel Kiper Jr. and Mike Mayock are debating this at an NFL Draftniks Anonymous …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
NFL Scouting Combine does little to answer question: Winston or Mariota?
The NFL Scouting Combine ended Monday and the big story from the seven-day event did not change. Electromyography tests confirmed that Jameis Winston is not pregnant. Wait, I got my …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
NFL notes: Marcus Mariota shines on center stage
Marcus Mariota looked comfortable on center stage. He had the deliberate walk, the calm demeanor and the perfect answers. All the Oregon quarterback has to do now is prove he …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2015
Mariota has work to do at combine
FORT WORTH, Texas – Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not. “You just have to get one team to …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2015
NFL Notes: Number of underclassmen in 2015 NFL Draft drops to 74
A record number of undrafted underclassmen in 2014 may have dissuaded a few players from leaving school early for this year’s NFL draft. The early-entry list includes 74 players, with …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Heisman winner Marcus Mariota said he’s going to the NFL
Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota 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 …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Mariota’s decorated season has blemish
ARLINGTON, Texas — Marcus Mariota’s football season ended without the honor that mattered to him most. Now Oregon waits to see if he will be back for another try. Going …
Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
Marcus Mariota, Cardale Jones are a contrast in styles
If college football success is all about the quarterback, as so many analysts believe, the knee-jerk reflex is to prepare the green-and-gold confetti tonight at AT&T Stadium and brace for …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
Oregon’s Marcus Mariota is AP player of year
The only thing left for Marcus Mariota to win at Oregon is the national championship. The Ducks’ star quarterback is The Associated Press college football player of the year, adding …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy
NEW YORK – Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st-century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner. The Ducks’ understated star won the Heisman on Saturday night …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 13, 2014, 7:51 p.m.
Oregon’s Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy
Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech.
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Marcus Mariota poised to add Heisman to his trophy collection
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has dreamed of his Heisman Trophy moment since his days as a youth-league football player in Hawaii. But he always saw himself wearing a different uniform …
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota big winner at awards show; Vandals’ Austin Rehkow denied
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff. At the College Football …
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon are Heisman Trophy finalists
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Mariota is considered the clear front-runner to win …
Sun., Nov. 23, 2014
Marcus Mariota’s sets Pac-12 record as Oregon beats Colorado
EUGENE – Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium. With the 44-10 victory already in hand Saturday against Colorado, No. 3 Oregon sent its Heisman-hopeful quarterback out for …
Sun., Oct. 26, 2014
Balanced offense serves Oregon in push for playoffs
BERKELEY, Calif. – Marcus Mariota took another step toward the Heisman Trophy and positioned No. 6 Oregon to get serious consideration when the playoff rankings come out next week. Freshman …
Sun., Sept. 21, 2014
Cougar notes: Mariota saves Ducks
PULLMAN – Washington State’s defensive front seven made life miserable at times for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.
Sun., Sept. 21, 2014
WSU notebook: Mariota saves Ducks
PULLMAN – Washington State’s front seven made life miserable at times on Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. But Mariota returned the favor, overcoming seven sacks with five touchdown passes that carried …
Tue., Dec. 31, 2013
No. 10 Oregon crushes Texas in Mack Brown’s finale
SAN ANTONIO – No. 10 Oregon first felt overlooked by the BCS, and then came to the Alamo Bowl overshadowed by Mack Brown’s final game at Texas. But the Ducks …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013, 9:23 p.m.
WSU has work cut out at Oregon
Many schools have tried to stop the Oregon football team, just about none have succeeded.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2013
On the flight from Seattle back home to Hawaii three years ago, Marcus Mariota made a decision. “Mom,” he said, “I’m going to be a Husky.”
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012
Earned Redshirt freshman Marcus Mariota has won the starting quarterback job for the fifth-ranked Oregon Ducks. Football coach Chip Kelly announced Friday that Mariota earned the position over sophomore Bryan …