Tom Porras

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Tom Porras
Date of birth: (1958-03-28) March 28, 1958 (age 56)
Place of birth: Oxnard, California
Career information
CFL status: International
Position(s): QB
College: Washington
As player:
Chicago Blitz (USFL)
Arizona Wranglers (USFL)
Portland Breakers (USFL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Calgary Stampeders
Toronto Argonauts
Albany Firebirds (AFL)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
Honors: 1986 - 74th Grey Cup Champion
1991 - 79th Grey Cup Champion
1991 - First Team All-Arena

Tom Porras (born March 28, 1958) is a former professional football player, a quarterback in the CFL, where he played from 1985 to 1994 for four different teams. Previously, he played in the United States Football League in their three seasons of existence. Later he played in the Arena Football League. Porras played college football at the University of Washington.

From 2003 to 2007 he was a substitute teacher and assistant football and track coach at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. On April 26, 2007 he was arrested and placed on administrative leave due to suspicion of sex abuse and public sexual indecency with a female student.[1] The case was dismissed on February 27, 2008 after his confession was thrown out due to a Miranda rights violation.[2]


  1. ^ Cross, Jim. "Former NFL QB arrested for sexual indecency with student". Arizona Sports. Bonneville International. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Sowers, Carol. "Judge dismisses sex-abuse case against teacher". AZ Central. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 

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