Originally written on The Duck Stops Here  |  Last updated 11/3/11
Earlier this week Aaron Fentress and Ken Goe of the Oregonian provided a cogent breakdown of all the reasons Darron Thomas should be the Oregon starter. He has experience in big games. He's proven himself with an 18-2 record, the only losses to a National Champion and the current #1 team. As a sophomore first-year starter he threw for 2881 yards and 30 touchdowns while rushing for another 486 and five touchdowns, while operating one of the most efficient offenses in the country. With his experience and command of what Oregon wants to do, he gives the Ducks the best chance to win in five big games needed to make the Rose Bowl.  Bryan Bennett is a great talent, but he's a year and two offseasons away from being fully groomed to take the reins fulltime. He was impressive and eye-opening sparking the Ducks to their last three wins, but Bennett needs more time in the film room and on the practice field. completing just over 52% of his passes in an offense that provides a lot of safe, eas...
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