Marcus Mariota Biography
Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota is an American football player playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback.
He played college football for the Oregon Ducks, where he was the starting quarterback from 2012 to 2014. As a junior in 2014, Marcus became the first University of Oregon player, as well as the first Hawaii-born athlete, to win the Heisman Trophy, in addition to winning the Maxwell Award, the Walter Camp Award, the Manning Award, the Davey O’Brien Award, and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. He also led the team to an appearance in the 2015 CFP National Championship game.
Marcus Mariota Age
Marcus Mariota was born on 30 October 1993, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. He is 30 years old.
Marcus Mariota Height
Mariota stands at an average height of 6 ft 4 inches (1.93 m).
Marcus Mariota Eduaction
He attended the Saint Louis School in Honolulu, where he was a two-sport star in football and track. In football, Marcus was relatively unknown until late in his high school career due to not starting until his senior season.
Marcus Mariota Family
Marcus was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States by loving parents Toa Mariota and Alana Deppe-Mariota. He grew up along with Matt Mariota.
Marcus Mariota Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Kiyomi Cook.
Marcus Mariota Salary
Marcus earns an average annual salary of $9,375,000.
Marcus Mariota Net Worth
Mariota has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Marcus Mariota Career
He was selected second overall by the Tennessee Titans in the 2015 NFL Draft. Beginning with his second season as starting quarterback for the Titans, who had only won five combined games in the previous two seasons, Marcus led the team to three consecutive winning seasons, the most since the team was known as the Houston Oilers.
He was benched and replaced by Ryan Tannehill as the starting quarterback halfway through the 2019 season, who the team had traded for earlier that offseason.
Marcus signed with the Las Vegas Raiders the following season and backed up Derek Carr for two seasons. He then signed with the Atlanta Falcons in 2022, where he started for most of the season.