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Jan 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota Named Top Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year

Marcus Mariota Named Top Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year

posted by Randall

Marcus Mariota

Photo by Philliesfan


 
By Ed Diokno

 
Tennessee Titans Quarterback, Marcus Mariota has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced the Samoan American’s selection last week.
 
“It is an incredible honor,” Mariota said in an acceptance video posted
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Jan 15, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on You’re Kidding Me Right? Marcus Mariota Called Too Nice to Be NFL Quarterback

You’re Kidding Me Right? Marcus Mariota Called Too Nice to Be NFL Quarterback

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaIf this wasn’t true, it would be funny. NFL.com reports that some NFL scouts are questioning whether Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is “too nice” to be an effective NFL quarterback.

“I just don’t know if he’s that alpha male that you’re looking for,” said the scout to Sports Illustrated.  “The kid’s kind of … Read more

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Jan 2, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaThe first Pacific Islander to win a Heisman Trophy will play in college football’s first National Championship (graphic by Dave Sizer).

Marcus Mariota led his Oregon Ducks to a stunning 59 – 20 victory over the Florida State Seminoles at the Rose Bowl New Year’s Day.

 
Mariota threw for 2 touchdowns and 338 … Read more

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Dec 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota becomes First Hawaiian to Win Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota becomes First Hawaiian to Win Heisman Trophy

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaHeisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks became the first Hawaiian to ever win the prestigious award Saturday night.

The quarterback of the number two ranked Ducks gave a nod to the Polynesian community during his emotional and tears-filled acceptance speech.

“To the Polynesian community, I hope and pray this is only the … Read more

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