March 15, 2007

Redshirt Review: Bo Thran

Player: Bo Thran
Position: OL/TE

BIOGRAPHY: Born William Bo Thran on Nov. 17, 1987 in Portland, Ore. Parents: Brian and Donna Thran. Family: Two brothers. High School (Coach): Sam Barlow (Terry Summerfield), 2006.

2005 HIGH SCHOOL (Barlow): The first-team all-state honoree on both offense and defense (The Oregonian) ranked as the fourth-best recruit in the state by as well as earned PrepStar all-region accolades. Thran was a steadying influence for the two-time Mt. Hood Conference champions, who finished 2005 with an 11-1 record and unbeaten in league play. His hard work did not go unrewarded as he garnered first-team all-conference honors his junior and senior seasons for a team that averaged 305 of its 395 yards of total offense on the ground. The Bruins' lone 2005 loss occurred to eventual state champion Jesuit in the second round of the playoffs. The three-sport letterman also earned all-league honors in basketball and baseball as a junior while repeating honors on the basketball court in 2006. Bo proved to be key factor in prep teams claiming no fewer than five conference crowns during his tenure.

Redshirt Year Practice Awards: Offense 2
DSA Redshirt Year Grade: B-

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