What was interesting to me last year was the Ducks ran out of shotgun and often passed when the QB…
Thran Ready To Contribute
Thran saw time during the camp working with the starting unit when starter Fenuki Tupou was held out. Thran took the opportunity to prove to the coaching staff that if Tupou ever has a problem during the season that Thran is ready to step in and give 100 percent effort.
Coming to the Ducks as part of the 2006 recruiting class, Thran weighed 275 pounds. Over the last couple of years he's added over 28 pounds through hard work and following Director of Sports Nutrition James Harris' guidelines for adding weight without losing strength, endurance or mobility.
While no one wants to see any injuries, fans should be reassured that if something does happen, the Ducks are deep in all positions and as Thran indicates, there isn't a lot of difference between the starters and back ups.
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