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Are The Portland Thunder Here To Stay?

Saturday night, the Portland Thunder played the final game of the regular season of their inaugural season. The Spokane Shock were in town and showed the Thunder what they could aspire to be. The orange-clad Shock fans were at the game in force. With this being the first season the Thunder have been in existence, there is a lack of the “die-hard” fan. The Shock on the other hand...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Given Time, There Will Be No Doubting Portland Thunder Quarterback Darron Thomas ☆

Portland Thunder quarterback Darron Thomas can be counted among the things this young team has done right. Not only was Thomas an unparalleled success at the U of O and an obvious choice for the face of this team, but he is a player fans can grow to love … again. First of all, he can play. Please don’t be fooled by NFL Draft pontification. Thomas can play. Criticized as a ...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Thunder Debut Falls Short At Moda Center

Recap The Portland Thunder debuted Monday to a nearly sold out crowd of 8,509 at the Moda Center for the Rose City’s first Arena football game in this millennium. Facing a tough test, the Thunder squared off with the San Jose Sabercats, a tough defensive test. Going into the game, one of the major storylines became the quarterback situation for the Thunder. With Darron Thomas...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Darron Thomas Inconsistent in AFL Debut

While the Portland Thunder were making their franchise debut, all eyes were on Thunder quarterback Darron Thomas. Thomas was a decorated quarterback for the University of Oregon Ducks. In two years as a starter ,Thomas amassed over 5,500 yards and 66 touchdowns. He led the Ducks to the National Championship game where they eventually lost to the Auburn Tigers. In the next season...
Via Grandstand University
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Thunder Struggle in Debut, Hopeful for Future

The Portland Thunder had some first-year team mistakes in their debut (via GrandstandU’s Max Lange) The Portland Thunder lost their franchise debut Monday night by a score of 64-34. They were defeated by the San Jose Sabercats. The Thunder kept it close up until the half with the score 37-27. However, the Sabercats pulled away in the second half, outscoring the Thunder 27-7. The...
Via Grandstand University
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Opening Day Preview - Portland Thunder Square Off With Tough Opponent

When the Portland Thunder official kickoff at the Moda Center tonight at 7 PM, it will be Portland’s first Arena Football game in the new millennium. Anticipation has been high, with local familiar faces returning to play, including former Oregon Duck Darron Thomas. While the Thunder have the luxury of opening their AFL season at home (unlike fellow new AFL franchise, the Los Angeles...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

DT comes home

If Darron Thomas is starting for the Portland Thunder in a couple of weeks, I just might buy a ticket. The new Arena team has started practice, and Thomas, who was 23-3 as an Oregon starter with two PAC-12 Championships and the Ducks first Rose Bowl win since 1918, is competing to be their quarterback.  The Thunder open with a road game at San Jose on March 17th, and their home...
Via The Duck Stops Here
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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