Found October 13, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
PLAYERS: Marcus Mariota
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
One of the sublime joys of sports is witnessing the unfolding of greatness and dreams. Duck fans are in the midst of one of the game's special stories, and a parallel story is developing in Kentfield, California, where the present of Duck football touches on the future. Quarterback Morgan Mahalak, the Duck verbal commit who has already established himself as the leader and spokesman of the 2014 class, finally got to play in the second half of a football game. It was only two plays, but enough time to throw his first second half td in a 55-0 victory. In all he completed 13-22 for 314 yards and 5 tds, adding 3 carries for 31 yards on the ground. Like Marcus Mariota the younger quarterback had to wait until his senior year to become a starter. Like his predecessor at Oregon he leads a team that is 6-0 and striving for a championship season. Each of them seem to be growing by the week in their command of the offense and their readiness to complete the journey. ( phot...

Defense has the Oregon Ducks cruising for a championship

  Offense wins games, defense wins championships. In Oregon offense has won 62 games in the last five and a half years. Offense has won four consecutive BCS Bowl berths. Offense has won an NFL-like facility. The offense is the grassroots to a cult swing in football. Yep, in Eugene offense has won them just about everything, except a national championship. But 2013 is different...

The Week That Was College Football: Week 7 Preview

What’s on tap in college football’s Week 7? We question Mack Brown’s employment status. We remind ourselves that Seattle once hosted one of the nation’s best college tackle football teams. And Tyler Murphy finally goes bareback at LSU. JOIN US…Read more →

Heisman hopeful Marcus Mariota had himself a game today

Marcus Mariota isn’t exactly new to the college football scene. As a redshirt freshman he tallied over 3,400 total yards and 37 touchdowns while being named the Pac-12′s Offensive Freshman of  the Year and leading the Oregon Ducks to a Fiesta Bowl win. Yet, despite all of his success, Mariota was still somewhat of a hidden gem of the Northwest (he didn’t even crack the top...

Washington Post Game: Marcus Mariota

SEATTLE -- After the Ducks demolished Washington on Saturday Oct. 12, 2013 at Husky Stadium, some were calling him Super Marcus, but Marcus Mariota was the same leveled headed guy he's always been. Mariota passed for 366 yards, three touchdowns and ran for 88 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions or fumbles.

Mariota leads Ducks over Huskies

Marcus Mariota was finally forced to take a fourth-quarter snap for Oregon. He was just as good as he was in the first three. Mariota threw for 366 yards and three touchdowns, added another 88 yards and one TD rushing, and the second-ranked Ducks won their 10th straight over their rivals to the north with a 45-24 victory over No. 16 Washington on Saturday. Mariota's passing...

College Football Picks: Predictions For Saturday’s Best Games

The first six weeks of the 2013 college football season are in the books.  After going 8-2 in last week’s predictions (which followed a perfect 10-0 performance), it’s time to unveil predictions for Week 7′s high-stakes action. [RELATED: College Football Predictions: Picks For Saturday's Best Games] Via College GameDay Official Facebook Page Note: All rankings are...

Marcus Mariota post game interview with Tom Rinaldi of ESPN

Why Oregon fans love Marcus Mariota: he's a great player who always shares credit. He respects the game, the opponent and his teammates. He's always focused on getting better and meeting the next challenge.

Ducks Thump Huskies for 10th straight year

Marcus Mariota leads Ducks in the air and on the ground, passing for three touchdowns and running for another as Ducks convincingly tame the Huskies.

Repeats as Conference Player of the Week

The Pac-12 Conference for the second consecutive week has named Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota as its Offensive Player of the Week. Mariota, earlier on Tuesday was also named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week for his performance against Washington last Saturday in Oregon's 45-24 win at Husky Stadium.

Mariota named Athlon Sports National Player of the Week

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have entered the weekend as the Heisman frontrunner, but Saturday’s 45-24 win at Washington erased any...

Week 7 Pac 12 Preview – Oregon vs. UW

HUGE Implications Adam Jude of The Seattle Times & CineSport’s Noah Coslov preview Washington-Oregon on tap for Saturday at Husky Stadium. They discuss the QB matchup between Marcus Mariota and Keith Price and the impact of ESPN’s College GameDay. Jude: Previewing Washington-Oregon Follow NWSB on our Facebook page for live 24-7-365 updates...

Mariota leads Oregon past UW

SEATTLE -- Marcus Mariota was finally forced to take a fourth-quarter snap for Oregon. He was just as good as he was in the first three.

No. 2 Oregon continues decade of dominance over UW

Nick Aliotti has hung around Eugene long enough to remember when the idea of dominating Washington was preposterous and not the way it's been the last 10 years for Oregon. ''When I think back to the days when some of you weren't born, it really feels good,'' said Aliotti, Oregon's defensive coordinator. ''There was a time when Washington absolutely...

Steve Sarkisian Post-Game Quotes/Video

SEATTLE - Washington Head Coach Steve Sarkisian acknowledged Saturday that they ran into a top, top team in No. 2 Oregon Saturday afternoon at Husky Stadium and that Ducks QB Marcus Mariota is a future high NFL draft pick. What else did Sark talk about post-game? Here's the full video, as well as a full transcription of his quotes.

Ducks Up 21-7 at the Half

SEATTLE, Wash. – The No. 2 ranked Oregon Ducks took a 21-7 lead into halftime over the 15th ranked Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has thrown for 173 yards and a touchdown while running back Byron Marshall has scored twice running the ball.
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