Marcus, Marcus, He’s Our Man! If He Can’t Do It, No One Can!

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Well folks — another game, another opportunity for Super Mariota to extend the records he has already set for our Ducks football team. Every couple of weeks I like to write a small piece about Marcus Mariota‘s accomplishments thus far, and I think it’s about time for an update! There are just so many! I will simply offer a bulleted list, …

Mariota Poised To End Oregon’s Heisman Drought

Will Denner FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

The Heisman Trophy is by far the most prestigious individual award in college athletics. A few former Ducks, including LaMichael James and Joey Harrington, have been good enough in years past to contend for the award, but no one has ever won the Heisman in the team’s history. That should change at the end of this year, because Marcus Mariota …

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Finalists

Tyler Robinson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Three of the five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award are come out of the PAC 12. USC’s Cody Kessler and UClA’s Brett Hundley join Hesiman front runner Marcus Mariota as potential recipients of the Golden Arm award. The other two finalists are Baylor’s Bryce Petty and Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott. Here’s a quick rundown of each quarterback: Cody Kessler: 69.7 …

“SuperMariota” favorite for the Heisman Trophy

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

After a fantastic week 11 in the 2014 College Football season, the Heisman Trophy competition has never been more intense. Teams such as Mississippi State, Alabama, Florida State, and Oregon try to remain or rise up in the College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings and the country’s most outstanding players are attempting to push up their stock in order to …

College Playoff Update: Wait and See

Steven Holstad FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

There was no movement at the top of the polls, but that doesn’t mean there was a shortage of drama. The playoff picture underwent some serious changes as teams saw their playoff dreams dashed while others now find themselves in control of their own destinies. Mississippi State Bulldogs The top ranked team in the nation didn’t have too much of …

The Heisman is Marcus Mariota’s to Lose

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

Sometimes it’s hard to remember that not everyone gets to see Marcus Mariota play for their college team when they go to home games. I know that may seem obvious but honestly, all Duck fans are spoiled. Mariota is a rare talent whom the Ducks have ridden to what will hopefully be a birth in the first ever College Football Playoff. …

Mighty Marcus Mariota

Tyler Robinson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

He’s commonly referred to as “Super Mariota” or “MariGOATa” (GOAT is short for “greatest of all time”) and for good reason. Oregon’s Heisman hopeful Marcus Mariota may very well be the most efficient quarterback in the history of college football. Seriously, Mariota is on a path that few have traveled. Mariota’s 170.85 career Passing Efficiency Rating (PER) is second all …

Follow the Money: The Heisman, SEC and ESPN

Mike Merrell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Television as we know it today exists only because major corporations are willing to pay for the privilege of telling people how and what to think. From the Buick ads with the annoying music to the AFLAC Heisman Award to the Amway Coaches’ Poll to the Rose Bowl Presented by Northwestern Mutual, college football carries no exemption …

Moving up the Leaderboard in College Fantasy Football

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Well, it was my best week yet. Not by much, only three points actually, but it was enough to vault me to the very top (No. 1, baby!) of the Fans of Oregon Ducks group. Out of 2,658 people, through four weeks, I’m the cream of the crop. Out of the millions of people that play ESPN’s College Football Challenge, I’m …