PHOTO: Oregon's Mariota covers Sports Illustrated, trails only LeBron for most covers before age 21

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Oregon's Marcus Mariota is having an amazing start to the 2014 season, and Sports Illustrated is helping him celebrate by putting the quarterback on its cover for a third time. 

Mariota trails LeBron James (four) for the most SI cover stories before age 21. 

Feature photo courtesy of Reuters/Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports