Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Heisman Trophy Winner Mariota Not Sure If He’ll Throw During NFL Combine

He may end up being the No. 1 overall pick in this spring’s NFL draft, but that doesn’t mean Marcus Mariota has everyone convinced he’s the best quarterback available.

01/26/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Report: Eagles Mulling Daring Move To Get Heisman Winner Mariota In Draft

If the Jets are entertaining any notions of moving up in the draft to get one of the two top-rated quarterbacks available, they better look in the rearview. At least one team is reportedly plotting a power move.

01/20/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota To Enter NFL Draft

Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston are considered the top two quarterbacks in this year’s draft. With the sixth overall pick, the QB-needy Jets could be just out of reach.

01/15/2015

College Football Championship Preview: Ohio State Battles Oregon

The final chapter of a new era in college football will be written Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The first year of the College Football Playoff will come to a close with Pac-12 champion Oregon squaring off against Big Ten champion Ohio State with the first, truly definitive, outright national championship on the line in the history of major college football.

01/09/2015

Marcus Mariota after Oregon's Rose Bowl victory  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images); Cardale Jones celebrates after Ohio State wins the Sugar Bowl. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

First Playoff Sends Oregon, Ohio State To Title Game

The Buckeyes are looking for their first national title since 2002. The Ducks are seeking their first, period. Now they’ll take it to Texas for a championship game with which no one can argue.

01/02/2015

Jameis Winston (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images), Marcus Mariota (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Florida State, Oregon Ready For Rose Bowl Like No Other

Marcus Mariota and second-seeded Oregon (12-1) face Jameis Winston and third-seeded Florida State (13-0) on Thursday in the first national semifinal ever played at college football’s highest level.

01/01/2015

Marcus Mariota delivers David Letterman's "Top 10" on December 15, 2014. (CBS)

WATCH: Marcus Mariota Tweaks Jets, Giants During Letterman ‘Top 10’

“I’d like to play in the NFL,” the Heisman-winning quarterback joked Monday. “Does New York have any professional teams?”

12/16/2014

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, then with the Jets (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jets’ Chances At Top Draft Pick Drop To 0.02 Percent

In the locker room, Sunday’s win meant a whole lot to Rex Ryan and his players. On social media, it felt more like a loss to many Jets fans.

12/16/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan during the second half of a win over the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 14, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Jets’ Rex On Draft Position: Real Fans Want To Win

The Jets improved to 3-11 on Sunday, snapping a three-game skid with their first road win. They also hurt their chances at the top overall draft pick, not that any of these Jets care.

12/15/2014

Geno Smith is sacked in the end zone for a safety on December 14, 2014 (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images); Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota poses with the Heisman Trophy on December 13, 2014 (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Only The Jets Can Turn A Win Into A Devastating Loss

Forget Mariota. Forget Winston. The Jets won a game in the present, but likely lost out at a shot at a brighter future.

12/15/2014

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota poses with the Heisman Trophy during a press conference after the 2014 Heisman Trophy presentation. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner.

12/13/2014

Karl Klug of the Titans strips the ball loose from Geno Smith at LP Field on September 29, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans defeated the Jets 38-13. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Palladino: Root Hard For A Jets Loss In Tennessee

When you sit down in front of the wide-screen Sunday at 4 p.m., pull out those blue, red, and silver pom-poms and root your head off — for those valiant Tennessee Titans.

12/12/2014

Calvin Pace #97 of the New York Jets watches the last few minutes of the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on November 24 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Pace On Fans Hoping Jets Lose: ‘One Draft Pick Isn’t Going To Change Things’

Many Jets fans want the team to lose the rest of its games so that it can select one of the two stud quarterbacks in next year’s draft. And while that could very well happen, veteran linebacker Calvin Pace doesn’t buy the logic.

12/11/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks releases over coverage by Tra'Mayne Bondurant #21 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman Trophy

Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.

12/11/2014

New York Jets general manager John Idzik (L) stands with head coach Rex Ryan (C) and owner Woody Johnson (R) before a game against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on October 12, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

At 2-11, Miserable Jets In Mix For No. 1 Draft Pick

With three games left, the race is on. Next Sunday could play a big part in deciding things with the Jets playing the lowly Titans in Tennessee.

12/09/2014

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