Marcus Mariota HS scouting report 

November, 14, 2012
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Oregon's Marcus Mariota is all over the college football landscape these days, piloting the No. 2 Ducks to an undefeated season as a redshirt freshman. But what were the scouts saying coming out of high school? Sure, Mariota was only a two-star recruit, but it's clear from the Scouts Inc. report that there was a lot of potential there.

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Charles Baus/Cal Sport Media via AP ImagesMarcus Mariota has exceeded everyone's expectations since coming out of high school in 2011.
Mariota's HS scouting report:

Mariota is a tall and lanky quarterback prospect that is part pocket passer and part runner as he is really athletic. He is very slender and lacks bulk and strength, but shows good arm strength and playmaking ability when the original play breaks down and he can utilized on designed runs where he is very effective. Has the look of a wide receiver and moves like one too. Shows the ability to make most necessary throws and has a high, over-the-top release. Has natural velocity on his passes and the height to survey the entire field.

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