Skyhawk Football | Brett Thompson
|Hometown||Olive Branch, Miss.|
|Height/Weight||6-4 - 232 lbs.|
2016: Granted medical redshirt.
2015: Saw action in nine games while earning one start against Tennessee State on Oct. 15…Notched nine receptions for 109 yards…Averaged 12.1 yards per reception.
BEFORE UTM: Joins the Skyhawks out of Northeast Mississippi Community College, where he shattered records under head coach Ricky Smither…Became only the third NMCC quarterback to pass for over 1,000 yards in a single season in 2014, joining former NFL quarterback Bruce Hall and Emanuel Francis on the prestigious list…Threw for 1,573 yards – the most passing yards by any NMCC player in a decade – and 14 touchdowns in nine games…Best game of the season came on Oct. 16 when he set season-highs in completions (19), completion percentage (67.9) and passing yards (256) while tossing three touchdown strikes…Also passed for a season-best four touchdowns against Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 18 and added a three-touchdown game against Coahoma Community College on Sept. 27…Added one rushing touchdown on the season…Prepped at Lake Cormorant High School, where he played for head coach Nick Nester…Passed for 1,824 yards with 13 touchdowns in 10 games as a junior, earning a spot in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic and the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 9, 1995…Son of Wendell and Jerri Thompson...Majoring in management.