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BJ Thompson 48

BJ  Thompson


England, Ark.

High School:
England HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220



Rangy, tall, athletic sophomore pass rusher ... played in nine games with one start as a freshman.

2017 (Freshman): Played in nine games with one start ... Had three tackles, one TFL and one PBU on season ... Played but did not record any stats at No. 10 TCU, at Kansas, vs. Texas Tech and vs. Iowa State ... Played but did not record any stats vs. Texas ... Played vs. No. 23 West Virginia but did not record any stats ... Had career-best two tackles and first TFL at No. 14 Oklahoma State ... Did not play at Kansas State ... Dressed but did not play vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... Dressed but did not play at Duke ... Made first career start vs. UTSA but did not record any stats ... Made collegiate debut vs. Liberty, had one tackle and one PBU.eer

High School: All-State tight end and defensive end from England (Ark.) High School ... Two-way star played under head coach Terry Farmer at EHS ... Ranked No. 301 national prospect by 247Sports ... Rated nation's 17th-best athlete prospect in 2017 recruiting class by 247Sports and ranked No. 53 among defensive ends by ESPN ... Rankings among Arkansas prospects: No. 3 by 247Sports and No. 6 by ESPN ... Named to 2016 USA TODAY ALL-USA Arkansas first team as senior, led England to 14-1 record and 2016 2A state semifinals as senior, caught 37 passes for 601 yards and 10 TDs ... Defensively, made 29 tackles, 16.5 TFL, 7.5 sacks, two interceptions (one TD return), two breakups and one forced fumble as senior ... Helped EHS to 13-2 mark and 2015 2A semis as junior, totaled 52 receptions for 830 yards and 11 TDs ... Defensively, had 91 tackles, 13 sacks and one interception-return TD as junior ... Moved to outside linebacker and defensive end as sophomore, was starting cornerback for varsity as freshman ... Four-sport star at EHS, also competed in basketball, baseball and track and field for EHS.

Personal: Son of Kutisha Aldridge and Brandon Thompson ... Brother, Blake Mack, played tight end at Arkansas State ... Health, kinesiology and leisure studies major.


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