Marcus Mariota plays for the Atlanta Falcons in the league as a professional football player. He performs as a quarterback on the team. He weighs 101 kilograms and stands 1.93 meters tall. He was a standout in track and football when a student at Saint Louis School. According to the Interscholastic League of Honolulu, in high school in 2010, he was the offensive player of the year.
After finishing high school, he enrolled at the University of Oregon, where he played collegiate football for the Oregon Ducks from 2011 to 2014. He redshirted his first year of college. As a redshirt freshman in 2012, he became the first Ducks rookie to start the first game of a season in 22 years.
He was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference First Team in 2013 as a sophomore after setting a Pac-12 record from the conclusion of the 2012 season into the 2013 campaign. Second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft’s first round, the Tennessee Titans selected Mariota. The Tennessee Titans received his four-year commitment to play.
In March 2020, he reached an agreement on a two-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. In March 2022, he signed a $20.85 million, two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. On July 28, 2022, after winning the job in a competition, he was named the Falcons’ starting quarterback.
How Much Does Marcus Mariota Make?
Marcus Mariota makes $8,800,000 annual salary per his two-year contract with the Falcons.