|Date of birth:January 18, 1986|
|Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky|
|NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 246|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2008– 2009)*|
| As executive:|
* Kentucky Xtreme (Co-Owner) (2014)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Sporting News Freshman All-American (2005)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Mario Urrutia, Jr. (born January 18, 1986) is a former American football wide receiver. Urrutia is also a co-owner of the Kentucky Xtreme. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
| Mario Urrutia|
|Louisville, Kentucky||Fern Creek High School||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||195 lb (88 kg)||4.6||Jan 18, 2004|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 66 (WR) Rivals: 72 (WR), 6 (KY)|
In Urrutia's freshman year, he was named second team All Big East Conference. Catching 37 passes for 797 yards, he ranked third on the team in both statistics. He was also named a Sporting News All-American.
While the squad went 12-1, including a win over ACC champion Wake Forest in the 2007 Orange Bowl, Urrutia had his best statistical season during this year, catching a career-high 58 balls for 973 yards. He also had 6 touchdown catches. He was second on the team in catches.
Urrutia did not repeat the success of his 2006 season in 2007. He played in only 8 games, catching 35 passes for 501 yards and 3 touchdowns. He left Louisville on December 14, 2007.
In 2013, Urrutia was assigned by the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League as a wide receiver. Urrutia had a big season for the Blaze, hauling in 142 passes for 1,675 yards and scoring 39 touchdowns. Urruita's big season landed him the Arena Football League Rookie of the Year Award.
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- ↑ "Mario Urrutia". www.scout.com. Microsoft. http://louisville.scout.com/a.z?s=17&p=8&c=1&nid=668074. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- ↑ "Mario Urrutia". www.rivals.com. Yahoo!. https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Mario-Urrutia-16729;_ylt=AnbDQDo0G57PhvI.GwQmQs7wOrF_. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- ↑ "Mario Urrutia Named AFL Rookie of the Year". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. August 15, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4665433. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
- ↑ "VooDoo Assigned 2013 AFL Rookie of the Year". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. September 9, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4681033. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
- ↑ "Former Louisville receiver Mario Urrutia buys into Xtreme". www.courier-journal.com. www.courier-journal.com.. November 20, 2013. http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20131120/SPORTS/311200167/Former-Louisville-receiver-Mario-Urrutia-buys-into-Xtreme. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
- ↑ Kirk Penton (April 14, 2014). "Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Mario Urrutia also involved with football ownership". www.ottawasun.com. The Ottawa Sun. http://www.ottawasun.com/2014/04/14/winnipeg-blue-bombers-receiver-mario-urrutia-also-involved-with-football-ownership. Retrieved April 15, 2014.