Marcus Mariota Scouting Report
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NFL Draft > 2014 Prospects > QB > Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota Scouting Report

Projected Draft Position
by FFToolbox Writers

FFToolbox's 4/23 Mock Draft Not selected  
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Matt De Lima's 4/10 Mock Draft Not selected  
Ricky Dimon's 4/8 Mock Draft Not selected  
Rob Warner's 3/20 Mock Draft Not selected  

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1.0% used Marcus Mariota in their first round mock.
The teams most often chosen were:
Position: QB
Conference: Pac12
School: Oregon Ducks
Year/Status: Sophomore
Jersey Number: #8
Height & Weight: 6'4 - 211 lbs.
Draft Prediction: First Round

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon

UPDATE: Mariota has opted to return to Oregon.

In today's evolving NFL, quarterbacks need to be able to function both inside and outside the pocket. The speed of Michael Vick or the surgical precision of Peyton Manning are statistical outliers; however, a player who seems to borrow from the talents of many can be a difference maker for years to come. Such is the case for Mariota.

This redshirt sophomore blossomed during his two seasons with Oregon. While the Ducks' high-powered offense obviously does wonders for his amazing stats, Mariota's poise, feel for the pocket and quick decision making provide the necessary foundation to become a NFL-caliber starting quarterback.

Questionable mechanics, needs to be coached up with release and footwork. Spent a lot of time in the shotgun in college. Arm strength is adequate and should have no issues making most every throw in the playbook. Average agility but pretty good top speed. Should be one of the quicker QBs at the combine. Flows well with the play and has a great feel of when to tuck it and run. Accuracy is spotty. Misses too many easy throws.

Progression reads are very simple at Oregon and he will need time to learn to read more than one half of the field at a time. Mentally and physically tough. Strong leadership skills.

Last Updated Feb-24-2014 by Matt De Lima

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