|Born:||March 28, 1958|
Oxnard, California, U.S.
Ventura (CA) JC
|1983||Chicago Blitz (USFL)|
|1984||Arizona Wranglers (USFL)|
|1985||Portland Breakers (USFL)|
|1992||Albany Firebirds (AFL)|
|1993–1994||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|1994||Las Vegas Sting|
|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 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 in Seattle under head coach Don James, transferring in 1978 from Ventura College in southern California.
From 2003 to 2007, Porras 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. The case was dismissed on February 27, 2008 after his confession was thrown out due to a Miranda rights violation.