2001 (Junior) - Played in eight games as a backup defensive lineman ... started at nose guard against Tennessee Tech ... recorded 10 total tackles and two tackles for loss for four yards ... one pass breakup ... season high of three tackles came against New Mexico ... four tackles, two unassisted, and one tackle for loss in the Blue/Silver spring game.
2000 (Sophomore) - Played on the defensive line as a backup ... was the first player selected for the spring game in the annual player draft.
1999 (Freshman) - Played defensive tackle on the junior varsity.
High School - Lettered three years in football and twice in track ... second-team all-district as a sophomore and junior in football ... first-team all-district as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society ... high school football coach was Tom Rapp.
Personal - Born Feb. 28, 1981 ... son of Grant and Iris Thompson ... siblings are Traci (30) and Marc (26) ... member of cadet squadron 19 ... worked as a flight commander on the assault course during Basic Cadet Training ... in charge of a group of cadet instructors ... recruited to the Academy by offensive coordinator Chuck Petersen ... hobbies are lifting weights, fishing and playing golf.