The Unexpected Retirement Of Thomas Tyner

On a brisk September night just three and a half years ago, consensus five-star Aloha High School running back Thomas Tyner dashed into the Oregon high school record books, darting and juking his way through a porous Lakeridge High School defense, brutally punishing defenders when necessary, ultimately gaining 643 yards on the ground while scampering for ten rushing touchdowns. It...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyner walks out–for him the cheers died just in time

PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 01: Running back Thomas Tyner #24 of the Oregon Ducks scores on a one-yard touchdown run against the Florida State Seminoles during the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) At Super Bowl 50 the NFL promenaded...
Via The Duck Stops Here
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former 5-star Oregon RB Thomas Tyner retires at age 21

In what comes as a bit of a surprise, Oregon Ducks running back Thomas Tyner has announced his decision to retire from football at 21 years old. Tyner, who was the No. 1 running back in the nation in the Class of 2013, sat out last season with a shoulder injury. Throughout his brief collegiate career, Tyner racked up 1,284 yards and 14 touchdowns. Tyner released a brief, heartfelt...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon RB Thomas Tyner takes medical retirement

Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury. Tyner was the Ducks' third-leading rusher as a true freshman in 2013 and then again as a sophomore in 2014. He finishes his Oregon career with 1,284 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns. ''Thank you for all the support over the years,'' Tyner wrote...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon RB Thomas Tyner, Former 5-Star Recruit, To Retire From Football At 21

Oregon running back Thomas Tyner is retiring from football. He’s 21.  The former five-star recruit was the No. 1 RB in the 2013 class. He’s totaled 1,284 yards and 14 touchdowns through two seasons with the Ducks.  Tyner, a 5-foot-11, 215-pound tailback sat out the entire 2015 season with a shoulder injury. He posted the following on Twitter. —...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon Running Back Thomas Tyner Out For The Season

Oregon has lost running back Thomas Tyner for the season, according to a report by  Tyner, a junior, had successful shoulder surgery on Friday.  The 5-foot-11, 215-pound running back rushed for 573 yards and five touchdowns in 2014. He totaled 711 yards and nine touchdowns as a freshman in 2013.  BREAKING: Oregon running back Thomas Tyner out for season following shoulder...
Via College Spun
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon football vs. Arizona: Pac-12 championship preview

On Friday, December 12th, the number 2 Oregon Ducks will take on the number 7 Arizona Wildcats in Santa Clara, CA as the two teams fight not only for the Pac-12 Championship, but for revenge and potentially even a position in the college football playoffs. The Wildcats have defeated the Ducks in the teams’ past two meetings, which is not something that can be said for many other...
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Oregon’s Thomas Tyner executes spin move to perfection

Here’s a highlight you may have missed over the weekend. Oregon’s Thomas Tyner is bearing down on a Stanford defender and as the defender goes to make the tackle, Tyner executes a picture perfect spin move right past him and into the end zone.
Via The Student Section
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Coming soon to a football stadium near you

Tyner time: bigger and stronger and just as fast, Thomas “Dash” Tyner is going to be a load for the Ducks this year, part of a dream backfield that will terrorize the PAC-12 (Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports.) Before they even say anything, a point is made. The dramatic physical transformations of players like Thomas Tyner, Tyson Coleman and Arik Armstead show how serious the Ducks...
Via The Duck Stops Here
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: Previewing the running back position

Headed into the 2014 season the Oregon football team has a stock pile of talented running backs. De’Anthony Thomas left for the NFL draft after this season, but that leaves room for Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner to step up and take on more carries, not to mention the addition of incoming players who can also contribute. Byron Marshall will likely be the starter when the season...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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