So I came across the Twitter page of De'Anthony Thomas last night, and my oh my, was that a fantastic discovery.
If you're unaware of who Thomas is, he's a star running back/wide receiver/returner (he's arguably the most electrifying player in college football) that just finished his sophomore season at the University of Oregon. And the first things I learned about...
For those of you who missed the first fifteen seconds of the 2013 Fiesta Bowl, then you might have missed this long touchdown return by University of Oregon speedster De'Anthony Thomas.
Check out as Thomas speeds past the Kansas State special teams and finds the right corner of the end zone:
(Courtesy of USA Today)
Oregon’s DeAnthony Thomas showed off some SEC Oregon speed on the opening kickoff against Kansas State.
Oregon then went for 2 … and got it. Chip Kelly doesn’t seem to worried about the NFL at the moment.
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This will provide you with all the proof one needs as to why Sports Illustrated called the Oregon Ducks’ De’Anthony Thomas the ‘fastest man in college football’ 11 seconds is all it took to get the Fiesta Bowl scoring started. H/T Diehardsports.com
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Oregon is struggling with injuries, so they could be forced to play some players out of position. Could De'Anthony Thomas play defense?
De’Anthony Thomas has been awfully quiet the past few weeks… a little TOO quiet. Against Colorado, however, DAT returned to doing DAT-like things and broke off this ridiculous 75-yard punt return against the Buffaloes. It looked somewhat doomed at first and then he juked 417 Colorado players to find the end zone. Kudos to the [...]
Tweet Newsflash: the Oregon Ducks are fast. DeAnthony Thomas may be the fastest of the bunch, as this impressive punt return Saturday against the Colorado Buffaloes proves: The Ducks are well on their way to improving their record to 8-0 and an eventual collision with perennial college powerhouse Alabama for the National Championship. -ALR
RUN AROUND TOWN
De’Anthony Thomas had a fairly incredible 73-yard punt return for a touchdown which helped put his Oregon Ducks up 42-0 against Colorado early in the second quarter. Oregon has continually... Read more »Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer De'Anthony Thomas played less than a half in No. 4 Oregon's season opener and still managed to show that he's the flash in the Ducks' prolific offense.
Handling the ball just eight times, Thomas managed 125 total offensive yards and three touchdowns in Oregon's 57-34 victory...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2012
Anyone who watched Oregon football last year knows that even on one of college football’s fastest teams, De’Anthony Thomas stood out as quite possibly the Ducks fastest individual player. The 5’9 true freshman was electrifying at times, and a straight blur at others, with no game more indicative of that than this January’s Rose Bowl. Thomas- again, only a freshman- finished...