Quarterback season 1: Marcus Mariota age, wife, kids, stats and everything to know

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 16: Marcus Mariota #1 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after their 28-14 win against the San Francisco 49ers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 16, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 16: Marcus Mariota #1 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after their 28-14 win against the San Francisco 49ers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 16, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /
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Get ready for an exhilarating Netflix sports series unlike anything you’ve seen before! Quarterback marks Netflix’s groundbreaking collaboration with the NFL, offering an extraordinary glimpse into the lives of NFL quarterbacks.

Among the three quarterbacks spotlighted in the show’s first season is actor Marcus Mariota of the Atlanta Falcons. Across the eight-episode series, viewers get to experience the heart-pounding action on and off the field. From the intense huddles with teammates to the intimate scenes within their homes alongside loved ones, Quarterback immerses you in the world of an NFL star like never before.

The show does an amazing job of putting Mariota into the spotlight and introduces him to fans who might not be as familiar with him as the show’s other stars. That’s why we’ve rounded up answers to all of the burning questions you’re likely to have as you watch the Netflix original series!

Marcus Mariota birthday (and age)

Marcus Mariota was born on October 30, 1993. This means as of July 2023, Mariota is 29 years old and will be celebrating his 30th birthday this October!

Marcus Mariota height

Marcus Mariota stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm). His tall stature provides him with a commanding presence on the football field, allowing him to see over the offensive line and make accurate throws downfield.

Marcus Mariota wife

Marcus Mariota is married to Kiyomi Cook. Cook and Mariota met in college at the University of Oregon, where they both played college sports. Mariota played for the university’s football team, while Cook played for the university’s women’s soccer team. The pair began dating in 2014 before going official the following year. In 2020, Mariota proposed to Cook, and a year later they got married in a small ceremony in Hawaii in 2021.

Marcus Mariota kids

On December 7, 2022, Marcus and Kiyomi Mariota welcomed their first child Makaia Kei Mariota. According to KHON2, their daughter weighed eight pounds and five ounces and measured 21 inches at birth.

Marcus Mariota net worth

As of 2022, Marcus Mariota has a reported net worth of $12 million which he’s amassed from playing in the NFL as both a starting and backup quarterback.

Where did Marcus Mariota play college football?

Marcus Mariota played college football for the University of Oregon Ducks. He was a standout quarterback for the Ducks from 2012 to 2014, earning numerous accolades and leading the team to a College Football Playoff National Championship appearance in the 2014 season.

Marcus Mariota college career

During his college career at the University of Oregon, Marcus Mariota emerged as one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the history of college football. Mariota played for the Oregon Ducks from 2012 to 2014. In his freshman year (2012), he became the first freshman to start at quarterback for the Ducks since 1983.

In 2013, Mariota had a breakout season, setting the single-season school record for total touchdowns (42) and leading the Ducks to a 11-2 record. He won the prestigious Heisman Trophy in 2014, becoming the first Oregon player to receive this honor.

Mariota guided the Ducks to the College Football Playoff National Championship game in the 2014 season, but they were ultimately defeated by Ohio State. He left Oregon after his junior year and declared for the NFL Draft, forgoing his senior season of eligibility.

Overall, Marcus Mariota’s college career was marked by exceptional performances, individual awards, and leading the Oregon Ducks to success on the national stage.

Marcus Mariota draft position: When was Marcus Mariota drafted?

Marcus Mariota was selected as the 2nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The Tennessee Titans chose him with their first-round pick, making him the second player taken off the board in that draft.

Marcus Mariota stats

  • Passing Yards: 15,656 as of the 2022 season
  • Passing Touchdowns: 92 as of the 2022 season
  • Completion Percentage: 62.6% as of the 2022 season
  • Rushing Yards: 2,012 as of the 2022 season
  • Rushing Touchdowns: 17 as of the 2022 season

Who is Marcus Mariota’s current team?

During the 2022 season, Marcus Mariota played for the Atlanta Falcons so if you’re watching Quarterback season 1 you might just assume that’s the team he’ll be playing for this year. However, as we see in the closing episode, Mariota left the Falcons and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles under a one-year deal.

What NFL teams has Marcus Mariota played for?

Since entering the NFL via the 2015 NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota has played with a total of four teams: The Tennesee Titans, the Las Vegas Raiders, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Philadelphia Eagles.

He began his career with the Tennessee Titans, where he played for five seasons from 2015-2019. After five years with the Titans, Mariota signed a two-year deal with the Las Vegas Raiders where he played from 2020-2021. Following his time with the Raiders, Mariota signed a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons and lead the team as a starter in 2022. He was released one year into his deal and signed a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles for the 2023 season, where he’ll play backup to Jalen Hurts.

Quarterback season 1 is streaming now on Netflix.

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