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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Wins The Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota can add another bronze statue to his trophy case. 

The Oregon quarterback is the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, beating out fellow finalists Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper. He's Oregon's first winner. 

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Mariota, the 79th man to win the award, becomes the fifth-straight quarterback recipient. On Thursday at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show, Mariota took home the Maxwell Award as the nation's most outstanding player and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award. He was also named the Walter Camp player of the year. 

Mariota, a redshirt junior, led the nation in passing efficiency (186.3) and accounted for a Pac-12 record 53 touchdowns, including 38 passing scores. The dual-threat quarterback propelled the Ducks (12-1) to the inaugural College Football Playoff, where they are the No. 2 seed and will play No. 3 Florida State (13-0) in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.