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Marcus Mariota

mariotaQUICK FACTS:

NAME: Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota

A.K.A:  

BIRTH DATE: October 30, 1993

PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawaii

EDUCATION: General Science degree with an emphasis in Human Physiology

 

KNOWN FOR: 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, University of Oregon Quarterback, and most decorated player in Oregon history (2011-2014)

VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Laulii, American Samoa

 

SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

2012 Season
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year
  •    Pac-12 All-Conference 1st Team
  •    Pac-12 Academic All-Conference Honorable Mention
  •    Honorable Mention All-America (SI.com)
  •    Manning Award Finalist
  •    Team’s Most Outstanding Player (Skeie’s Award)
2013 Season
  •   Fiesta Bowl Offensive MVP (January 3, 2013)
  •   Pac-12 All-Conference 1st Team
  •    Sports Illustrated Cover, Aug. 19
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 7
  •    Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, Oct. 13
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 14
  •    Sports Illustrated Cover, Nov. 4
  •    Team’s Most Outstanding Player (Skeie’s Award)
  •    Team’s Most Inspirational Player (Wilford Gonyea Award)
  •    Alamo Bowl Offensive MVP
  •    CFPA Quarterback Trophy Winner
2014 Season
  •    Athlon Sports National Player of the Week Sept. 7
  •    Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 7
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (Pac-12 Coaches) Sept. 8
  •    Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week Sept. 9
  •    Sports Illustrated Cover, Sept. 22
  •    Senior Bowl National Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 20
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (Pac-12 Coaches) Oct. 27
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (Pac-12 Coaches) Nov. 3
  •    Team’s Most Outstanding Player (Skeie’s Award)
  •    Team’s Most Inspirational Player (Wilford Gonyea Award)†
  •    Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year (Pac-12 Coaches)
  •    Pac-12 All-Conference 1st Team (Pac-12 Coaches)
  •    Pac-12 Championship Game MVP
  •   Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
  •    Polynesian College Football Player of the Year
  •    Davey O’Brien Award
  •    Walter Camp Award
  •    Walter Camp All-America Team
  •    Maxwell Award
  •    Heisman Trophy
  •    Associated Press Player of the Year
  •    Sports Illustrated Cover, Dec. 29
  •    Manning Award

(† = Shared award)

2015
  • Rose Bowl Offensive MVP (January 1)

 

Records

Pacific-12 Conference
  •    Career Total Touchdowns, 135
  •    Single Season Total Offense, 5,224 yards (2014)
  •    Single Season Total Touchdowns, 58 (2014)
  •    Freshman Passing Touchdowns, 32 (2012)
  •    Passes Attempted Without an Interception, 353 (2012-2013)
Oregon
  •    Career Total Offensive Yards, 13,089 yards
  •    Career Passing Yards, 10,801
  •    Career Passing Touchdowns, 105 TD
  •    Single Season Passing Yards, 4,454 yard (2014)
  •    Single Season Passing Touchdowns, 42 (2014)
  •    Single Game Passing Touchdowns, 6 TD (2012)

 

(Note – Conference Records are also school records, once a conference record is recorded, its corresponding school record is removed, for example the record for single season total touchdowns is only recorded in the conference section, but it is both a conference record and University of Oregon record).

 

 

 

 

 

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