Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/23/12
Overview- It seems as long as Chip Kelly is going to be around, Oregon is going to be a fantasy factory for players select from. 2011 was no different as both QB Darron Thomas and RB LaMichael James put up big-time numbers. They also got some surprise help from some players who were made the most of their limited opportunities on the field. Let’s take a peek at what transpired for the Rose Bowl champion Oregon Ducks during their 12-2 season. Biggest Surprise- De’Anthony Thomas, Freshman Wide Receiver If there was a picture next to the word versatile in the dictionary, Thomas would be in that photo. The stud freshman finished third on the team in rushing, and actually led all receivers in yards in just his first season with the Ducks. Thomas also finished with 16 total touchdowns — a number that should grow in the upcoming seasons. The only issue going forward as far as fantasy goes is if he will stay as an all-around weapon or stay at one specific position. If he becomes a running ...
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