The quarterback for the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons is Marcus Mariota. Mariota was born on October 30, 1993, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Alana Deppe-Mariota and Toa Mariota.
In the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans selected Marcus Mariota. During his time playing college football at Oregon, Mariota was the team’s starting quarterback from 2012 to 2014.
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.
Who Is Marcus Mariota Brother, Matt Mariota?
Former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has a younger brother named Matthew. It is stated that Matthew Mariota is 6-foot-3 and weighs 230 pounds.
At Oregon, he’ll begin his career as a linebacker. Matt Mariota missed out on playing with his brother by a year. The younger Mariota sibling, Matt, intends to walk on at Oregon – NBC Sports RSN.