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Bleacher Report: Darron Thomas: Why He Is The Shining Star of The Oregon Ducks

The very first possession ended with an interception. Oregon had roared downfield and appeared ready to score when Darron Thomas dropped back, fired...and suddenly he was racing downfield, trying to catch a defender. It wasn't what anyone had hoped to see from Oregon's new starting quarterback. It was what many had half-expected, though, and the collective thought was: Uh-oh. This was against New Mexico in the season opener. Oregon eventually won 72-0. And it turned out the quarterback hadn't misread the defense; an offensive lineman had missed a block, allowing a defender to intercept the screen pass. But we point ...

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