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One of the several knocks on the Ducks during the LSU game was Thomas' accuracy compared to last season. He went 31 of 54 for only 240 yards, which is only 57.4 percent. His longest pass was for 18 yards.
I'm not saying he started to air it out against Nevada because the play-making ability of the the receivers (or running backs playing receiver) really had a lot to do with his long plays. Still, he looked much better against Nevada. 13 of 19 is 68.4 percent, and his 295 yards were more like Thomas, but the six touchdowns really made a statement. He tied a few past Oregon quarterbacks for that record and one was the beloved Joey Harrington.
This weekend, Thomas should look the same as he did against Nevada. It would be nice to see him get the completion percentage up over 70 percent. It will also be interesting to see if he has a chance to pass for seven touchdowns and break the record.