All Time Quarterbacks
Gary Lester Quarterback 1970:
Was the Captain and starting QB of the 1970 Mythical State Champion Team. Was All-Conference. Played in an era were quarterbacks called their own plays and there was not much passing. Threw for 16 touchdown passes the State Championship year. Went on to play at Thornton Junior College after graduation. Was a well-respected administrator and Principle at Thornwood High School.
Steve Mikulic Quarterback 1967:
Was All-Conference and All-Area QB on the 1966 undefeated team. Went on to Arizona University to play baseball. Was a 1970 All-American baseball player. Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 3rd round of the MLB Draft. Steve was Thornridges athlete of the year in 1967.
Mark Doran Quarterback/Kicker 1979:
Was a two time all conference at both Quarterback & Kicker at TR. Went on to play football and baseball at Wisconsin. Was all Big Ten in baseball. Was a 1st Round draft pick by the California Angels in the 1983 MLB Draft. Mark was Thornridges athlete of the year in 1980.
Dejon Torrence Quarterback 2014:
Was a All-Conference pick for Falcons in 2014. Broke school record for most passing yards with 1,507 in a season. Also threw for 9 TD in 2014. Dejon was Thornridge athlete of the year in 2015.