Mariota won the Heisman Trophy last season at Oregon, led his team to the national title game and was selected with the second pick in April’s NFL draft.
The Titans and Buccaneers will meet in Week 1 of the regular season.
New England Patriots quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady is third on the list. Brady was suspended for four games without pay by the NFL for his role in the Deflategate scandal. He is appealing the suspension.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning make up the rest of the top 10.
- Scooby Axson