Tagged: Marcus Mariota

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Overheard at the Heisman Award Ceremony

Congratulations to Marcus Mariota! He’s the first Heisman winner from the state of Oregon in the Era of Competition. (Jerry Stovall finished second to OSU’s Terry Baker in 1962. Stovall rushed for 368 yards … all season.) FishDuck.com would like to offer our...

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Recruiting Update: Dual-Threat Stidham Heading West?

Football Recruiting News Mere moments after newly-minted Heisman winner Marcus Mariota brought tears to the country’s eyes, another signal caller was the subject of breaking news. Long time Texas Tech commit Jarrett Stidham (4-Star/Stephenville, TX/Rivals100) quietly announced that he would...

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A Humble Heisman: The Best Endorsement of All

Ever pay attention to how many Heisman Trophy winners are in commercials these days? They are EVERYWHERE. Robert Griffin III is in Subway, USAA, Adidas, and Gatorade ads. Johnny Manziel is featured in Subway, Snickers, McDonald’s, and Nike commercials. Cam Newton...

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Ducks Get Back to Work

So, our Ducks have had a very successful winning season (12-1), have various players that have won credible awards in college football including Marcus Mariota winning the Heisman and hold the Pac-12 Championship title. What else is there to do?...

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The Weekend in Award Shows

I try to avoid award shows. In 2014, there is this device called “The Internet” that tells us who the winners of awards are around the time of their issuing. In fact, the fact that award shows still pull ratings in the...

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Mahalo Marcus Mariota

Just like all Duck fans last night, I was at the edge of my couch eager to see who would win the 2014 Heisman Trophy. I immediately jumped up when I heard the announcer slipped the word “Marcus” out of...

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Heisman Wins Marcus Mariota

Finally, the Heisman Award has won — and won big. If there was ever a time when the Heisman Award, college football and the sport in general needed a win, right now was pretty much that time. And after a...

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Congratulations, Mr. Mariota

Was there a doubt in your mind? Marcus Mariota has been awarded the 2014 Heisman Trophy, officially making him College Football’s Most Valuable Player. While we are all sitting here thinking about the amazement that is Marcus Mariota, he would not have been...