Tom Porras

Tom Porras
Date of birth (1958-03-28) March 28, 1958
Place of birth Oxnard, California
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) QB
College Washington
Career history
As player
1983 Chicago Blitz (USFL)
1984 Arizona Wranglers (USFL)
1985 Portland Breakers (USFL)
1985–1988 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1989–1990 Calgary Stampeders
1990–1991 Toronto Argonauts
1992 Albany Firebirds (AFL)
1993–1994 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1994 Las Vegas Sting
1996 Charlotte Rage
Honors 1986 - 74th Grey Cup Champion
1991 - 79th Grey Cup Champion
1991 - First Team All-Arena

Tom Porras (born March 28, 1958) is an American former gridiron football player. He played as a quarterback in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1985 to 1994 for four different teams. Previously, he played in the United States Football League (USFL) 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.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 5/18/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.