NFL Exec: Drafting Jameis Winston Will Be "A Horrible Mistake" 

Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel surveyed 19 scouts on the NFL prospects of the draft’s top quarterbacks, and they like Marcus Mariota’s chances to succeed a little better than they like Jameis Winston’s. They peg Winston as being about as likely to wash out as to become a competent NFL quarterback, and a… » 4/24/15 3:53pm Friday 3:53pm

Latest NFL Draft Fluff: Marcus Mariota Is The No. 1 Pick Now, I Guess

Ask any football writer—the beat guys, not the draftheads—what sort of coverage they hate the most, and they’ll tell you it’s draft speculation. Ask any football writer what sort of coverage gets the most sweet, sweet pageclicks, and they’ll tell you it’s draft speculation. People love this shit, as pointless as it… » 4/13/15 1:08pm 4/13/15 1:08pm

Here's An Oregon Coach's Embarrassing Story About Marcus Mariota

Scott Frost's address at the Frank Broyles Award ceremony, where he was a finalist, had an obviously high bullshit content, proving anew that the Oregon offensive coordinator is indeed head-coaching material. Thing is, it was also pretty funny. He warmed up the Little Rock crowd with some boilerplate humility, then… » 12/11/14 7:14pm 12/11/14 7:14pm

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Catches Trick Play Touchdown

Oregon's quarterback Marcus Mariota is a leading Heisman candidate because he can throw better than most college quarterbacks and run better than all of them. Now we can add receiving to that list, as he hauled in a 26-yard touchdown to put the Ducks up 7–3 on Arizona Thursday night. Mariota pitched to running back… » 10/02/14 11:38pm 10/02/14 11:38pm

A Full-Speed Marcus Mariota Makes Oregon Look Like Oregon Again

The Oregon Ducks' 30-7 trouncing of Texas in the Alamo Bowl tonight was no real surprise, given that Vegas pegged the Longhorns as two-touchdown dogs, and that Marcus Mariota is back, iffy knee and all. Mariota finished 18 of 26 for 253 yards and 133 yards rushing, his best overall game since before UCLA injured him… » 12/30/13 10:38pm 12/30/13 10:38pm