Marcus Mariota Q&A: Titans QB on Hawaiian Roots and Learning a New Offense

July 4, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is going through an interesting transition this season. For the first time in his career, he will be in a pure power-based offense, getting away from the run-and-shoot and spread offenses he played primarily in college.
Mariota's transition to a pro-style attack began last year under head coaches Ken Whisenhunt and Mike Mularkey. But the addition of running backs DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry make it clear what Mularkey's intentions will be this season: a power-based, run-heavy offense in an effort to keep Mariota and Co. out of high-leverage situations.
Mariota talked about that and more during a recent interview with Bleacher Report:
Bleacher Report: In college you played in a system that put a lot of emphasis on speed and stressing the defense over big spaces. You are now getting into an offense that puts an incredible emphasis on power. DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry are one-cu...

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