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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in a landslide

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in a landslide

Marcus Mariota lights up a field more than he does a room. The soft-spoken Oregon quarterback is humble, respectful and next to unquotable after games. Maybe, though, given the winners of the last few years, boring is just what the Heisman Trophy ceremony needed. It was a foregone conclusion Mariota would win the 80th Heisman on Saturday night in New York. The fourth-year junior claimed an overwhelming victory over Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper. "I am humbled to be standing here today," an emotional Mariota said in his acceptance speech. "This award goes to my teammates." Mariota finished with 2,534 points, more...

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