Quarterback best known for his time at the University of Oregon, where he led the Ducks to a 2012 Rose Bowl victory.
He attended Aldine High School in Texas, where he was a four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout.
Following his days at Oregon, he began a professional career, spending time in the CFL and AFL immediately after college.
His parents are Latina Thomas and Darren Waters.
At Oregon he played for coach Chip Kelly.