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    Derrick Thompson
    Derrick Thompson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Harvey, Ill.

    High School:
    Thornton Township

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 163

    Position:
    WR

    Eligibility:
    Sr.



    1999: Saw action in all 11 games ... Finished second on the team with 22 receptions for a total of 162 yards ... Averaged 21.3 yards on three kickoff returns and 7.2 yards on six punt returns ... Recorded a career-high seven receptions against Wisconsin.

    1998: Saw action in five games ... Did not record a reception.

    1997: Did not see any game action ... Named scout team champion after the Rice game.

    1996: Did not see any game action ... Named scout team champion for the Wake Forest game.

    High School: Earned academic all-conference and all-area honors at Thornton Township High School ... Team captain as a senior ...?A four-year member of the honor roll ... Named to the National Honor Society and was a National Merit Commended Student ... An Illinois State and Presidential scholar ... High school coach was Bill Mosel.

    Personal: Born Derrick M. Thompson, Jr., on 2/4/78 ... Son of Derrick and Isolyn Thompson ... A communication studies major.

    Thompson's Career Stats

    RECEIVING

    Year GP REC YDS AVG TD LNG
    1998 5 0 0 0.0 0 0
    1999 11 22 162 7.4 0 15
    TOTALS 16 22 162 7.4 0 15

    RUSHING

    Year GP ATT YDS AVG TD LNG
    1999 11 1 5 5.0 0 5

    The Thompson File
    Q. The three words that best describe me: mature, immature, moody.
    Q. If I could do it over: I'd be a 6'3" point guard or a pro golfer.
    Q. I'd give anything to meet: God; that is when its appropriate.