EUGENE, Ore.-- Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota responds to media questions following the 2013 Oregon Spring Game. Mariota was 13-of-15 for 169 yards and two touchdowns. The offense won the contest 65-10. The defense was granted points for turnovers, stopping drives and sacks.
Oregon Ducks coach Mark Helfrich made no bones about who he would prefer under center between his Marcus Mariota and Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel.
With only a couple of weeks left in the season, we need good performances to get back to even. At season’s end, I’ll be posting our overall records in addition to the final Tailgater marks, but for now:
Zach Bigalke: 51-52-2 (4-5)
John Mitchell: 46-57-2 (2-7)
Matt Strobl: 47-55-3 (3-6)
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Notre Dame’s season will end today. Either the Irish beat USC and...
The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Louisville Cardinals saw their perfect seasons come to an end in week 11 (Photos: Getty)
Tailgater Top 25 Rankings, Week 11
From six to four. Alabama’s defeat at the hands of Texas A&M was the most resounding loss of the weekend, but Louisville also tumbled from the ranks of the unbeaten. Now Kansas State, Oregon, Notre Dame, and Ohio...
In a blink of an eye, Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned a tight game into another blowout that could have the Ducks in position to move into the top spot in the country.
Mariota threw the third of his school record-tying six touchdown passes on the first play after an interception to break open what had been a close game and help Oregon make its case for the top ranking in the country...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012
Standout freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota returned to marvelous form for the Oregon Ducks in a 63-14 victory over the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech. The 4th ranked Ducks earned 652 yards in total offense and are now 3-0.Mariota roared out of the gate in week one with an exciting performance against Arkansas State. He stumbled a bit in week two, but still led the Ducks to a...
The departure of quarterback Darron Thomas to the NFL Draft was more than surprising for many Oregon Ducks fans.
Not only did Thomas have a year of eligibility remaining at the program, most college football pundits did not see how his college statistics and skills could translate to the NFL.
His departure made way for a highly publicized quarterback battle between Bryan...
After an impressive first game against Arkansas State, Oregon freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota’s name – however it may be pronounced – has been tossed into the ring of Heisman Trophy candidates.
One game, one bad opponent, one man mentioned as a potential winner of what is supposed to be college football’s most prestigious individual award.
Does this make sense? At all...
Upon further review, and no matter how you pronounce it, Marcus Mariota was dazzling and almost flawless in his debut as the Oregon quarterback.
He completed 18-22 passes for 200 yards and 3 touchdowns, and three of the four incompletions were drops.
In Mariota, Chip Kelly has a new kind of weapon. For the first time as head coach he has a passer who can run, rather than a game...
Can a freshman win the Heisman trophy?That may be the question on everyone’s mind after first year quarterback Marcus Mariota led the 5th ranked Oregon Ducks to a resounding 57 to 34 victory over visiting Arkansas State.Mariota, a freshman from Hawaii, showed great poise in leading the high-powered Duck offense to 50 points in less than two quarters. Oregon held such a commanding...