Marcus Mariota NFL Combine Q and A Highlights

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As the NFL Combine training moves forward each day we see the statistics of top recruits for the 2015 Draft. Of course, as Oregon fans and more so, Marcus Mariota fans, this is a huge year for Oregon attention. Yesterday Mariota ran his 40-yard dash and did very well. He ran an impressive 4.52 second dash and beat out Winston …

Marcus Mariota NFL Photo Hits Instagram

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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 yesterday. The photo depicts the Oregon Ducks’ highly decorated quarterback and native Hawaiian in a stunning, royal blue jacket, firmly holding a football displaying the …

Marcus Mariota: A New Norm Van Brocklin

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Marcus Mariota will participate in the 2015 NFL scouting combine as the most decorated football player in Oregon history. Thus begins the native Hawaiian’s arduous journey to the NFL. For three years, Mariota thrived in the no huddle, up-tempo Oregon offense, rolling out and extending plays, often racing past flat footed linebackers. But most NFL teams want pocket passers, quarterbacks comfortable making reads and capable of standing firm amidst …