'Super Mariota' video features Oregon QB Marcus Mariota in 8-bit form

Thursday October 23rd, 2014


Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is one of the most exciting players in college football. Watching him play is fun, almost as fun as playing old school video games. So FOX Sports decided to combine Mariota and the classic Nintendo game "Super Mario" into "Super Mariota."

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The video features an 8-bit version of FOX's theme music, overlaid with announcer FOX Gus Johnson's voice.

There's just one thing 8-bit Mariota has be careful of: collecting too many of those coins. That might be an NCAA violation. 

- Dan Gartland

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