Marcus Mariota was the center of attention at the 2015 NFL scouting combine
at Lucas Oil Stadium
. And the Heisman winner didn’t leave without a memento from NFL staff photographer Ben Liebenberg
, who released a photo of Mariota on Instagram
The photo depicts the Oregon Ducks’ highly decorated quarterback and native Hawaiian in a stunning, royal blue jacket, firmly holding a football displaying the NFL logo.
vast portfolio includes photos of past NFL combine participants such as former Heisman winner Robert Griffin III
and the Ducks’ Rose Bowl
victory over Florida State
in the College Football Playoff
Liebenberg photos appear regularly in ESPN the Magazine, The New York Post, and Sports Illustrated.
Mariota’s photo session was part of the former Oregon quarterback’s ceremonious reception at the annual NFL scouting combine.
Mariota also participated in a press conference, answering a barrage of questions concerning his transition from college to the NFL and his current training with Cleveland Brown quarterbacks coach Kevin O’Connell.
Top photo by Kevin Cline