Biography: "Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors as a senior, totaling 31/3/7. Junior totals included 45/6/3. Sophomore numbers included 54/4/6."
Positives: "Skilled defensive back whose ability should translate well to the next level. Quick-footed in every direction, can flip his hips, and stays with receivers out of breaks. Shows an explosive burst to the ball and the ability to quickly drive out of his plant. Plays with explosiveness, remains disciplined with assignments, and has good hands. Quick up the field defending the run and wraps up tackling."
Negatives: Lacks size and strength at the point of attack. Lacks top downfield speed. Inconsistent with his reads in zone coverage.
Analysis: Thompson was a solid cornerback at Boise State since his sophomore season and offers the ball skills to play nickel back in the NFL.
Peter Read Miller/SI
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