Oregon's Mark Helfrich definitively settles 'Mariota' pronunciation
Mahr-EE-oh-tah? Mare-EE-oh-tah? Seems like the answer to how you say the last name of Oregon starting quarterback and Heisman hopeful really just depends on who you talk to or what channel you're watching. But Marcus Mariota's head coach gave the defnitive and surpringly simple solution to one of college football's biggest questions.
Mariota's performance this season has made him deserving of a one-name moniker. Through 12 regular season games, the redshirt junior has thrown for 3,470 yards. 36 touchdowns and only two interceptions.
So for Oregon fans, here's to the one-and-only Marcus.