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ESPN: QB Thomas ready to go for Oregon

Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas, driving a trench through a great angle for the Pac-10 blog this week, has apparently ended all intrigue by becoming healthy again and showing no signs of trouble from a shoulder injury that knocked him out of the Washington State game on Oct. 9.

The No. 1-ranked Ducks play host to UCLA on Thursday on ESPN.

It's also good news to see running back Kenjon Barner attending practice, though not participating. Barner suffered a scary head injury against the Cougars.

Last week, coach Chip Kelly closed his typically open practices, which contributed to an atmosphere of ...

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