Marcus Mariota is a football quarterback for America’s Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He attended school football at Saint Louis School in Honolulu and college football at Oregon. He was in the Tennessee Titans in 2015-19, Las Vegas Raiders in 2020-2021 and now he is in the Atlanta Falcons since 2022. He got many awards in his NFL career.
Mariota’s birthplace is Honolulu in Hawaii. He has both side of Samoan and German descent from his parents. He attended the school in saint Louis School and played 2-sport in Football. He was named in the PrepStar Magazine All-West region. He was also named in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu Offensive Player of the Year and the NUC All-World Game. He won the Heisman Trophy. He also received the “ Combine King” and “Fastest Man”.
In 2010, his 1st recruitment was in an Oregon football camp. Rials.com recruited him as the No. 12 dual-threat quarterback. Then he was recruited by Hawaii, Memphis, Oregon Ducks, Utah, Oregon State, Washington, Arizona, Notre Dame, UCLA, and USC. But he was offered scholarships from Memphis and Oregon.
In the 2011 season, he was in Redshirt.
In 2012, he played Oregon’s Ducks as the 1st freshman to debate himself. He was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference 1st team and Freshman Offensive player of the year in the PAC-12.
In 2013, Mariota earned the Fiesta Bowl Offensive MVP Award. So he helped the Ducks for the best of his college life. In the second consecutive year, he got again Pac-12 All-Conference 1st team honor. His sophomore season failed to reach a BCS Bowl. After losing against Arizona Mariota and his Ducks team beat the rival Oregon State. He turned Ducks for the 3rd consecutive bowl victory.
In 2014, Mariota was one of the best players in the NFL Draft. He wanted to bypass the NFL Draft and came back for the 2014 season. He got the Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award, and Davey O’Brien Award this season. He won the Heisman Trophy as the 1st Oregon Duck and Hawaii-born athlete. He was named for the Offensive MPV. He played in the NFL Draft in 2015. In 2016, Mariota was unveiled by Oregon for the 30,000 Square-foot.
In 2015, Tennessee Titans selected Mariota to play in the NFL Draft 2015. He agreed on the contract with the Titans. He signed a four-year $24,213,974. He made his professional debut against the Atlanta Falcons. He played his career regular season against Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week. He attended his first regular season home game against the Indianapolis Colts. He became the youngest quarterback.
He picked up his second career win and his first fourth-quarter comeback win over the New Orleans Saints. He was the first rookie quarterback in NFL history. He was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week against the Saints. He played against the Jacksonville Jaguars and won the game. He was the first quarterback in franchise history for catching a touchdown reception. He also became the first NFL player for a touchdown and catch a touchdown pass of at least 40 yards. He played against the New England Patriots.
In 2016, Mariota with the Titans beat the Green Bay Packers. He was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November. He completed the 2016 season with a career-high 3,426 passing yards with 26 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Additionally, He was also ranked 50th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 and was named a Pro Bowl first alternate.
In 2017, Mariota played against the Oakland Raiders and recorded a rushing touchdown in the first quarter for the Titans’ first points. He is against the Houston Texans. He finished the regular season.
In 2018, the Titans estimated Mariota’s contract. Mariota played against the Dolphins and against the Houston Texans. He got injured. After coming back from injury he played against the Jaguars. Then Mariota played and won against the Titans. He won over the Philadelphia Eagles and earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week. He was sacked 11 times against the Ravens. He made his second match Night Football and won against the Dallas Cowboys. He helped the Titans to win against the Patriots. He played against the Washington Redskins. He finished the 2018 season with a career-low 11 touchdowns, 8 interceptions, and a career-low 2,528 passing yards.
In 2019, Mariota played against the Cleveland Browns and also played against the Atlanta Falcons. Next, he played against the Los Angeles Chargers. In the Wild Card Round, he played against the Patriots. He later played in the AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs.
Las Vegas Raiders:
In 2020, Mariota signed with the Las Vegas Raiders a two-year, $17.6 million contract.
Mariota made his Raiders debut against the Los Angeles Chargers by completing 17 of 28 passes for 226 yards. They lost the game.
Mariota played the season as the backup to Derek Carr. After the match, Mariota suffered a quad injury and was placed on injured reserve.
In 2022, Mariota signed with the Atlanta Falcons on a two-year which is $18.75 million deal.
Marcus Mariota’s Biography:
|Real Name||Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota|
|Nickname||Saint Marcus, The Flying Hawaiian|
|Height (approx)||1.93 m ( 6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight (approx)||In Kilograms- 101 kg (approx)
In Pounds- 222 lbs (approx)
|Date of Birth||30 October 1993|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Present Team||Atlanta Falcons|
|Marital Status||In a relationship|
|Source Of Income||Football|
|Net Worth||$1 – $3 Million (2021)|
|Twitter Profile||No official account|
|Instagram Profile||No official account|
Marcus Mariota’s Age, Weight, and Height:
Mariota is now 28 years old. His weight is 101 kg (222 lbs) and his height is 6 ft 4 in.
Marcus Mariota’s Net Worth:
Mariota’s net worth is $1 – $3 Million.
Marcus Mariota’s Salary:
Mariota’s salary is under review. He earns from his football play.
Marcus Mariota’s Wife and Children:
Mariota is not married yet. So he has no children yet. But he is in a relationship with his girlfriend named Kiyomi Cook. Soon they will marry but there is no update about it.
Marcus Mariota’s Pre-Draft Measurables:
- 40 – yard dash: 4.52 s
- 20 – yard split: 2.62 s
- 3 – cone drill: 6.87 s
- Vertical jump: 36 in (0.91 m)
- Broad jump: 10 ft 1 in (3.07 m)