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  1. Marcus Mariota's Draft Stock Already Set in Stone After Years in LimelightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | BleacherReport

    ... you. This all comes back to Mariota. As a true freshman, he redshirted on a team that won the Rose Bowl under Darron Thomas, who mysteriously declared a year early for the NFL draft and went undrafted. He never got a sniff on even a camp roster in ...

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  2. 2015 NFL Draft: Marcus Mariota In-Depth Scouting ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NFLMocks

    ... added a downfield passing presence to the Ducks' attack, something they had previously lacked in quarterbacks Darron Thomas and Bryan Bennett. Mariota is clean off the field and has been a model citizen for the Ducks football program over the past ...

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  3. Fight Football Withdrawal - The Portland Thunder Return In MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... with quarterback consistency. Four different men took snaps under center, including former Oregon Duck Darron Thomas. However, near the end of the season, the Thunder captured momentum and secured a playoff spot in with a win at the Moda Center ...

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  4. Vernon Adams Transfers to Oregon: Latest Details and Reaction to QB's DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | BleacherReport

    ... contend for a national championship next year. The Ducks made the BCS National Championship Game in 2011 with Darron Thomas under center. As long as Adams can pick up the offensive scheme in a relatively short amount of time, he should put Oregon in ...

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  5. Transfer Vernon Adams is just what Oregon neededRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Addicted To Quack

    ... a community college and won the 2008 Holiday Bowl and 2009 Pac 10 Title in his sophomore and junior seasons. Darron Thomas de-committed from Les Miles' grasp and played two great seasons as a Duck in 2 seasons as well. Already having a plethora of ...

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  6. Is Oregon Abandoning Their Identity: Waiting for Vernon Adams' DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Autzen Zoo

    ... nonsense. So much so that you can simply look back at the offseason of the 2010 Championship game loss when Darron Thomas surprised everyone by declaring for the draft. That cleaned up a bunch of messes for the Ducks, not the least of which, ...

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  7. Class still in session for ex-Ducks QB - Friday, 30 January 2015 09:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Newberg Graphic

    A couple of weeks ago, Darron Thomas sat at his home and watched as the Oregon Ducks again failed to win a national championship game, falling to Ohio State 42-20.

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  8. Tako Tuesdays: Which 2015 Oregon Quarterback Are You?Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Addicted To Quack

    ... motion passes your eye test, and you aren't afraid to hand a redshirt freshman the keys because you've watched Darron Thomas and Marcus Mariota succeed as starters after sitting out the season before. You've probably fallen victim to Tako's ...

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  9. Class still in session for ex-Ducks QB - Tuesday, 27 January 2015 06:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Bee

    A couple of weeks ago, Darron Thomas sat at his home and watched as the Oregon Ducks again failed to win a national championship game, falling to Ohio State 42-20. "It was a good game," says Thomas, who quarterbacked Oregon to the Jan. 10, 2011, BCS championship game at Glendale, Ariz., where the Ducks fell to Auburn 22-19.

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  10. If a Mariota fell in the draft, would you select him ?Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Cincy Jungle

    ... followed college football can tell you, is that from Joey Harrington to Kellen Clemens to Jeremiah Masoli to Darron Thomas... Oregon's offensive system is one that enables QB's to put up big numbers. And it is one where Oregon's QB's aren't often ...

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  11. Oregon Ducks' Offense Will Still Be Elite in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... in a young player, much like they did with Mariota in 2012 when he beat out Bryan Bennett, who had backed up Darron Thomas . Lockie will have plenty of competition for the job, including redshirt freshman Morgan Mahalek , former Georgia Tech Yellow ...

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  12. Eagles News: Bryan Bennett is Chip Kelly's other Oregon Ducks quarterbackRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Bleeding Green Nation

    ... He was recruited by Chip Kelly and Mark Helfrich at Oregon and red-shirted in 2010. The next season, Darron Thomas became the starter, although Bennett saw some action, completing 25 of 46 passes for 369 yards and six touchdowns. He also ran 23 ...

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  13. Ex-Oregon QB Bennett Gets a ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    ... He was recruited by Chip Kelly and Mark Helfrich at Oregon and red-shirted in 2010. The next season, Darron Thomas became the starter, although Bennett saw some action, completing 25 of 46 passes for 369 yards and six touchdowns. He also ran 23 ...

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  14. Former Kelly recruit among QB prospects at Senior BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... and 31 touchdowns at Southeastern Louisiana. He won his only start at Oregon when he filled in for the injured Darron Thomas as a freshman. But he came up short in a training camp battle with Mariota the next year and transferred after his sophomore ...

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  15. Former SLU quarterback Bryan Bennett added to Senior Bowl South rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... pumped to be out here." Bennett transferred to Southeastern Louisiana in 2013 from Oregon, where he backed up Darron Thomas and Marcus Mariota. He passed for 2,357 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2014 and also led the team in rushing with 669 yards and ...

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  16. Senior Bowl adds QB as Nick Marshall moves to secondary full-timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... as a defensive back. Bennett transferred to Southeastern Louisiana in 2013 from Oregon, where he backed up Darron Thomas in 2011 and Marcus Mariota in 2012. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder threw for 2,357 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2014 and also led the ...

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  17. The Oregon Ducks will be playing an inexperienced quarterback next...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... in 2010, when those of us in the media expected veteran Nate Costa to win the job. Instead inexperienced Darron Thomas beat out Costa in fall camp, and the Ducks wound up unbeaten in the regular season and playing Auburn for the national title. ...

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  18. Oregon gets ready for winning the day, post-Marcus MariotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | ESPN

    ... from almost nowhere -- to folks outside the Ducks closed practices, at least -- to beat out Bryan Bennett , Darron Thomas' backup, before the 2012 season. Other possibilities are redshirt freshman Morgan Mahalak , Georgia Tech transfer Ty Griffin ...

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  19. Oregon's loss won't be Chip Kelly's gainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The News Journal

    ... with Ricky Santos. He has also succeeded with mobile quarterbacks like Michael Vick with the Eagles and Darron Thomas with Oregon. So if Mariota is truly Kelly's guy, especially after Kelly recruited him to Oregon, then a loss in the national ...

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  20. College Football Playoff National Championship open chatRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Hustle Belt

    ... chilling at my parents' house skimming through channels early one day and stumbled upon Oregon's spring game. Darron Thomas wasn't there any more, so I had no clue who was next in line. Then Mariotta did some football stuff, I drooled and want the ...

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