2005 (Junior) - Played in all 11 games as a backup wide receiver ... six catches for 59 yards on the year ... averaged 9.8 yards per catch ... career-best two catches for 21 yards vs. Army ... also had two catches for Colorado State ... first catch of his career was good for six yards, vs. Washington ... one catch for an 18-yard TD vs. BYU ... TD catch was the first of his career ... enters the season with a three-game streak of having at least one catch.
2004 (Sophomore) - Played on the junior varsity all season ... was one of the team's top receivers.
2003 (Freshman) - Played receiver on the junior varsity.
High School - Lettered two years in football ... honorable mention all-league as a senior.
Personal - Born Feb. 13, 1984 ... member of cadet squadron 18 ... is a management major ... attended the AFA Prep School and was a walk-on football player ... parents are Bill and Prue Thompson ... has an older brother, Matt (25), a sister-in-law, Jenni (25) and a nephew, Ty (1) ... nickname is Waffle House ... would like to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company someday ... has made the dean's list at the Academy five times ... completed the Cadet Summer Research program and internship at Hanscom Air Force Base, Boston, in the summer of 2006 ... also completed the Summer Venture Management Program at Harvard Business School last summer ... completed Operations Air Force in Misawa, Japan, during the summer of 2004 ... completed a course in astronautical engineering in the summer of 2005 ... was part of the mission support group during Basic Cadet Training ... favorite foods are hot wings, steak and milk and cookies ... favorite television shows are ESPN's "SportsCenter" and the Apprentice ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Martin Luther King ... was a walk-on to the football team ... thing he likes best about AFA football is his teammates and scoring touchdowns ...would like to get his MBA following graduation and work in the acquisitions field in the Air Force ... favorite NFL team is the San Francisco 49ers ... favorite NFL players are Jerry Rice and Peter Warrick.
Thompson's Career Statistics
Receiving Year G Rec Yds Avg TD LG 2005 11 6 59 9.8 1 18 (BYU)