ESPN Debates Marcus Mariota’s Place in History

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ESPN College Football Live already has boots on the ground in Dallas in preparation for next Monday night’s National Championship Game.

Yesterday, the crew debated Marcus Mariota‘s legacy as potentially the greatest quarterback, not just in Oregon history, not just in Pac-12 history but in the history of college football. Here is a video of their discussion. Shocked with his name being mentioned among the all-time greats? Don’t be. Mariota boasts a 172.37 QBR (so far), which is second all time to Oklahoma’s Sam Bradford. He has thrown an eye-popping 103 touchdown passes to go with 29 rushing scores. Possibly most remarkable: 13 career interceptions.

Where do you think Mariota ranks among the all-time greats? Does he need to win on Monday night to solidify his prestigious ranking?

Top Photo by Kevin Cline

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Adam Kruse

Adam Kruse

Living literally walking distance from Husky Stadium in the heart of Husky country, Adam is a passionate Duck fan originally from Salem, Oregon. Adam is a long-time season ticket holder and owner of no less than five Duck jerseys he proudly rotates and wears to work every Friday during the fall. Adams works as an Account Executive in the Cloud Software business and in his spare time, hangs out with his wife Rachael and daughter Addison. Go Ducks!

  • MAITAIDUCK

    He doesn’t need to win it to be right up there as the BEST to ever play and I believe it will transend to the next level because he’s got such a High IQ! Mariota will win it all with his Team mates right by his side. Like I said earlier Its funny that most of these so called EXPERTS are picking OSU over Oregon with a starting QB going for his 3rd start in the biggest Game ever against the Heisman winner who totally outplayed Winston. So I really don’t care what they have to say about Oregon or the best QB easily the last Decade and maybe the best ever. WOW all this coming from a 3 star from the Islands and I’m being Sarcastic! Helfrich and Scott have each went into the stratosphere this year their 2nd years as HC and OC. Helfrich knows a good player when he sees them especially QB.