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#6 De'Anthony Thomas
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 169
Year: Junior
City/State: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Crenshaw HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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2013 —  Played in 10 of Oregon’s 13 games finishing with 1,353 all-purpose yards . . .  Rushed for 594 yards on 96 carries (6.2 yards per carry) and eight touchdowns, caught 22 passes for 246 yards and a touchdown and returned 21 kickoffs for 513 yards and a TD . . .  Had a season-high 227 all-purpose yards at Arizona, with 83 rushing yards, 74 receiving yards (six catches) and 70 kickoff return yards . . .  Wrapped up the regular season with 218 all-purpose yards against Oregon State with 88 rushing yards and 130 kickoff return yards . . .  Rushed for over 100 yards in back-to-back games to star the season . . .  Gained 128 yards and scored two TDs on 18 carries against Nicholls . . .  Followed that game with 124 yards and three touchdowns against Virginia on just 11 carries . . .  Made the Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll after running for 86 yards and a touchdown against Tennessee, while also returning two kicks for 58 yards and catching one pass for 28 yards . . .  Injured ankle on the opening kickoff against California . . .  Returned to action against UCLA after missing three games and ran for 31 yards and a TD . . . Named to the preseason watch lists for the Walter Camp Award, the Maxwell Award, the Paul Hornung Award and the Doak Walker Award.

2012 —  Recognized as one of college football’s most electric talents as epitomized by his 13 career touchdowns of 30 yards or more (6 in 2012) . . . The Maxwell Award semifinalist - given to the College Player of the Year - also averaged a touchdown for every 9.2 times he touched the football . . . Started eight of 13 games during the season, breaking the plane of the end zone in 10 of the appearances … Garnered second-team All-America acclaim and honorable mention all-conference applause . . . Became first Oregon player in at least  47 years to score touchdowns rushing, receiving, returning punts and kickoffs in the same season . . . Also loomed as one of only two players in the country to to accumulate more than 700 rushing yards, 400 yards receiving and 600 yards in kick returns in 2012 . . . Eclipsed the 100-yard barrier two times on the ground, once as a receiver and one time as a kick returner . . . Accounted for the Ducks’ longest scoring play of the season for the second year in a row thanks to a 94-yard kickoff return to open the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State. . .  Ranked 29th in the country (5th in the Pac-12) in all-purpose yardage (135.2), while his 17.1-yard punt return average (3rd on Oregon’s one-season ledger) would have placed second nationally had he not fallen below the minimum NCAA standard of 1.2 returns per game necessary to be included . . . Team’s receptions leader (45) and second-leading scorer (8.3) finished fourth in the Pac-12 in touchdowns (18) . . . Ranked as program’s third-leading rusher (53.9) yet paced the Ducks in yards per carry (7.6) for the second time in as many years . . .  Posted single-game benchmarks of 122 rushing yards at Oregon State, eight catches for 101 yards at California and scored a trio of touchdowns against Arkansas State and in Corvallis . . .  Accumulated season-best 222 all-purpose yards vs. Tennessee Tech, however tallied 195 yards vs. Kansas State and 187 yards at OSU in consecutive games … Two-year kickoff return yardage tally already ranks fourth on Oregon’s all-time list (1,372) while his total points scored stands sixth on school’s career chart (218) . . . Rushed for only 15 yards in the post-season against the Big 12 Conference champion yet produced 60 yards on four receptions and a season-best120 yards in kickoff returns . . . Compiled 122 rushing yards and three touchdowns and also returned two kickoffs for 61 yards  in win at Oregon State … Also caught five passes for 59 yards and one TD and ran back three kickoffs for 68 yards in win at USC … Carried the ball five times for 97 yards and one touchdown and ran back a punt for a 73-yard touchdown in victory over Colorado …Ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns vs. Fresno State (seven carries), including a 51-yard scamper for a TD  … Also caught four passes for 26 yards and made one unassisted tackle against the Bulldogs … Rushed for 64 yards and one touchdown on three attempts and also caught four passes for 55 yards and two touchdowns in less than one half in the win over Arkansas State … Named to 2012 watch lists for Walter Camp Award (national player of the year), Maxwell Award (player of the year) and Paul Hornung Award (nation’s most versatile player) . . . Ran the anchor leg on 4x100 relay that advanced to NCAA Championships and posted sixth-fastest time in school history (39.89).

2011 — Pac-12 co-offensive freshman of the year … All-Pac-12 first team kick returner (Pac-12 coaches, Phil Steele)… Shared team’s most outstanding player honor with senior tight end David Paulson … Freshman All-American (Sporting News) and all-freshman first team according to Phil Steele … Ranked 11th nationally in all-purpose yards (147.8 yards per game) … Only player in the nation with 400 or more yards rushing, receiving and kick returning … Ranked second on school’s all-time single-season ledger in kickoff return yards (983), seventh in all-purpose yards (2,235) and ninth in scoring (110) … Appeared in all 14 games, starting six … Team’s second-leading receiver with 46 catches for 595 yards and nine touchdowns … Third-leading rusher with 608 yards on 55 carries with seven scores … Posted 314 all-purpose yards in Rose Bowl win vs. Wisconsin, carrying the ball twice for 155 yards and two scores - including a 91 yard scamper - and catching four passes for 34 yards to rank as school’s ninth-best single-game effort and a post-season record … Also ran back five kickoffs for 125 yards vs. Wisconsin… Caught two passes for 13 yards before leaving the game due to injury in the first quarter of the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. UCLA … Finished with a game-high 197 yards (71 yards rush, 86 rec, 40 kick ret) and caught one pass for a TD vs. Oregon State … Team-high 214 all-purpose yards, including 162 yards on three kick returns and caught three passes for 49 yards and one TD vs. USC … Had a 96-yard kick return for a touchdown, tying for the seventh-longest kick return in school history vs. the Trojans, earning CFPA National Kick Returner of the Week … Caught a 41-yard pass for a TD and ran back four kickoffs for 83 yards, finishing with 141 all-purpose yards and had one solo tackle in win at Stanford … Made the most of his only rush with a 9-yard TD and also had 85 yards on a pair of kick returns, including a 69-yarder in victory at Washington … Two grabs for 54 yards, including a 45-yard TD and also had 182 yards on five kick returns, including a 93-yarder for a TD, totaling a game-high 262 all-purpose yards vs. Washington State … His efforts vs. Washington State earned him CFPA National Kick Returner of the Week and MAACO Bowl Las Vegas Player of the Week … Caught a pair of passes for 18 yards and a TD and ran four times for 50 yards in victory at Colorado … Seven carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns to go with 106 yards on five kick returns vs. Arizona State … Had a career-best three touchdowns - one rushing and two receiving - and a career-high 114 receiving yards vs. Cal … Also had two kick returns for 37 yards in win vs. the Golden Bears . . . Carried the ball 10 times for 67 yards, caught two passes for 13 yards, ran back one kickoff for 35 yards and returned two punts for 54 yards (totaling 169 all-purpose yards) in win vs. Missouri State … Made the most of his two grabs, both for touchdowns, including a career-best 69-yarder, and had a team-high 81 rushing yards on eight carries vs. Nevada … Caught six passes for 47 yards, ran back two kickoffs for 53 yards and totaled 22 yards on four carries, including his first touchdown as a collegian, on a 4-yard run in loss against LSU.

BEFORE OREGON — Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game . . . A five-star recruit according to Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com.  
. . .  Considered the No. 1 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com and ESPN, and the No. 1 cornerback prospect by Scout.com and 247Sports.com . . . Rated as the No. 2 athlete by Tom Lemming of CBS College Sports … Helped lead Crenshaw High School to 12 consecutive wins to end the season, including the CIF Los Angeles Section state title in 2010 … Rushed for 1,299 yards on just 114 carries (11.4 yards per carry) with 18 touchdowns, and made 16 catches for 359 yards (22.4) and four scores as a senior … On defense, made 42 tackles and had five interceptions totaling 122 return yards in 2010 … Named MVP by the City Section coaches, All-City first-team on defense and City Section Player of the Year … Winner of the Glenn Davis Award, presented by the Los Angeles Times to best high school player in the Los Angeles area … Rushed 81 times for 902 yards (11.1) and 12 touchdowns as a junior … Added 11 receptions for 204 yards (18.6) and three more scores for the Cougars, who had an unblemished 14-0 mark before falling in the CIF Los Angeles Section championship game … Made 60 tackles, had four sacks and three forced fumbles on defense in 2009 … A standout track star, he ran the fastest 200 meters by a prep in the nation in the spring of 2010, clocking 20.61 seconds … Won the 100 meters at the CIF Los Angeles Section meet with a time of 10.57 seconds.

PERSONAL — Parents: Anthony Thomas and Gaylian Dupree. Family: Four brothers. High School (Coach): Crenshaw (Robert Garett), 2011. Major: Family and Human Services.

HONORS AND AWARDS
2013
2nd Team All-Conference AP (Athlon)
2012
2nd Team All-America (FOXSportsNEXT.com)
Maxwell Award Semifinalist (College Player of the Year)
Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention (Pac-12 Coaches)
2011
Pac-12 Co-Offensive Freshman of the Year
Team’s Most Outstanding Player Award
All-Pac-12 First Team (Pac-12 Coaches, Phil Steele)
Freshman All-America (Sporting News)
All-Freshman First Team (Phil Steele)
CFPA Kick Returner Performer of the Week (Washington State, USC)



CAREER STATISTICS

RUSHINGgattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2011 14 55 595 7 91 10.8 42.5
2012 13 92 701 11 59 7.6 53.9
2013 10 96 594 8 40 6.2 59.4
TOTAL 37 243 1890 26 91 7.8 51.1
 
TOTAL OFFENSEgrushpasstotalavg/g
2011 14 595 0 595 42.5
2012 13 701 0 701 53.9
2013 10 594 0 594 59.4
TOTAL 37 1890 0 1890 51.1
 
RECEIVINGgrecyardstdlongrec/gavg/cavg/g
2011 14 46 605 9 69 3.3 13.2 43.2
2012 13 45 445 5 49 3.5 9.9 34.2
2013 10 22 246 1 28 2.2 11.2 24.6
TOTAL 37 113 1296 15 69 3.1 11.5 35.0
 
SCORINGgtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2011 14 18 7 9 2 0 1 0 110 7.9
2012 13 18 11 5 2 0 0 0 108 8.3
2013 10 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 60 6.0
TOTAL 37 46 26 15 5 0 1 0 278 7.5
 
PUNT RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 14 3 52 0 48 17.3 3.7
2012 13 13 222 1 73 17.1 17.1
2013 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 37 16 274 1 73 17.1 7.4
 
KICK RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 14 36 983 2 96 27.3 70.2
2012 13 16 389 1 94 24.3 29.9
2013 10 21 513 1 86 24.4 51.3
TOTAL 37 73 1885 4 96 25.8 50.9
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011 14 595 605 52 983 0 2235 159.6
2012 13 701 445 222 389 0 1757 135.2
2013 10 594 246 0 513 0 1353 135.3
TOTAL 37 1890 1296 274 1885 0 5345 144.5
 
TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 14 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 13 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
2013 10 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 0
 
 
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