2006: Played in all 13 games and earned seven starts ... Had 31 knockdowns on the season ... Moved behind Franklin Dunbar at left tackle following a solid spring showing ... Made his first collegiate start in win over FIU and played 43 snaps ... Played 14 snaps at Maryland and was in on 35 plays against Tennessee Tech and graded out at 72 percent ... Led all offensive linemen with 49 snaps in a start at right tackle against Oklahoma ... Started at left guard against North Texas and collected three knockdowns ... Registered four knockdowns against Louisville and earned a grade of 81 percent ... Earned a "winning performance" from the coaches after helping the offense to 215 rushing yards at Louisiana-Monroe ... Graded out at 75 percent against ULM while adding a season-high five knockdowns ... Had 67 snaps in win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... Matched his season-high with five knockdowns against FAU in 55 snaps played ... Had a 72 percent grade and had three knockdowns against ASU ... Graded out at 81 percent in 22 plays at South Carolina.
2005: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Won the 2004 Class A Mr. Football Lineman award after leading DCA to its third state title and a 15-0 record ... Named to the Tennessean's all-midstate team and picked to play in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star game ... Rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com.
Personal: Parents: Joe and Janet Thompson ... Born: 12/29/86 ... Major: Engineering Technology.