HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - By Jenessa Gladstone
Marcus Mariota hasn't even played a down in 2014, but he continues to garner preseason honors.
The St. Louis graduate has landed on the preseason watch list for the Manning Award.
Given to the country's top quarterback, the recipient decided is by the media and the Manning family.
Mariota qualified as a finalist last year after capping the season with a 31:4 touchdown-to-interception ratio.
The Manning Award is one of several the Oregon quarterback is up for. He's also a candidate for the Davey O'Brien, Maxwell, and Walter Camp Awards.
The Ducks will hit the field for the first time August 30th against South Dakota.