Mark Thorson

Mark Thorson (born July 19, 1983) is a former American football quarterback who played one season with the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Western Oregon University and attended Sandy High School in Sandy, Oregon.[1] He was also a member of the Boise Burn of the af2.

Mark Thorson
No. 7
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1983-07-19) July 19, 1983 (age 38)
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Sandy (OR)
College:Western Oregon
Undrafted:2008
Career history
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.:52 / 90
Passing yards:577
TDINT:11–4
QB rating:88.98
Rushing TDs:1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

College careerEdit

Thorson played for the Western Oregon Wolves from 2004 to 2007.[2] He helped his team to a 20–12 record as a three-year starter and set school records with 987 pass attempts, 568 pass completions, 60 passing touchdowns and 63 total touchdowns.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Boise BurnEdit

Thorson signed with the Boise Burn of the af2 in December 2008.[3] He finished the 2009 regular season with four touchdowns and one interception for 165 yards while completing 17 of 31 passes in four games, giving him a QB rating of 88.78.[4]

Utah BlazeEdit

Thorson was signed by the Utah Blaze on June 1, 2010.[5] He played in eight games in 2010, recording 11 touchdowns and four interceptions on 577 passing yards.[6][7] He was released by the Blaze on December 16, 2011.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cade, Michael (October 23, 2006). "Sibling rivalry? Nope". portlandtribune.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "THORSON HELPS BURN REACH ROUND TWO". wouwolves.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Jackson , Darrell (December 16, 2008). "Sandy graduate Mark Thorson signs contract to play in the AFL2". portlandtribune.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "Players to Watch - Part II". spokaneshock.com. August 4, 2009. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  6. ^ "Mark Thorson". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  7. ^ "Utah Blaze Re-Sign QB Mark Thorson". boxscorenews.com. September 9, 2010. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.

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