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Marcus Mariota is the quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. Mariota was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on October 30, 1993, to parents Alana Deppe-Mariota and Toa Mariota.

Marcus Mariota was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Mariota served as the team’s starting quarterback for Oregon from 2012 to 2014 while he was a collegiate football player there.

Marcus Mariota

In 2014, Mariota made history by becoming the first junior to ever win the Heisman Trophy while playing for the University of Oregon.

Mariota led the Titans to three consecutive winning seasons, the most since the team was known as the Houston Oilers, beginning in his second season as the team’s starting quarterback after the Titans had only won five games combined in the previous two seasons.

Halfway through the 2019 season, the team benched him and Ryan Tannehill, who they had acquired through trade earlier in the summer, took over as the starting quarterback.

The following year, Mariota joined the Las Vegas Raiders and served as Derek Carr’s backup before joining the Falcons in 2022.

Marcus Mariota Contract

Mariota and the Atlanta Falcons reached a two-year, $18.75 million contract on March 21, 2022. He presently wears jersey number #1 and is the team’s quarterback.

Marcus Mariota Salary

Mariota’s salary in 2022 will be $1,750,000 basic salary, $5,000,000 signing bonus, $4,250,000 cap hit, and $6,750,000 in dead cap value.

Marcus Mariota Net Worth

Mariota is known to be one of the most outstanding football players in the National Football League. He is estimated to have a net worth of $ 6.5 million which is money he has earned from his career in football.

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