There still aren’t too many honors in athletics greater than being placed on the cover of Sports Illustrated. This week, Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks is the cover model, and it’s hard to find a more deserving player at the moment. Mariota is leading the absolutely dominant Ducks, and has 20 touchdown passes this season — he has also not thrown an interception to date.
Here’s the new cover, via SI’s Andy Gray:
Oregon football is on the cover of this week’s SI: pic.twitter.com/3KVjP8A1EG
— Andy Gray (@si_vault) October 30, 2013
Oregon is currently ranked second in the BCS Standings, and is off this week on a bye before heading to Palo Alto to take on Stanford.