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Players

Mykkele Thompson
DB #28
Height:
6-2
Weight:
195
Age:
24
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Naples, Italy
Experience:
3
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GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 NYG 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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NFL CAREER – Third-year defensive back spent the last three weeks of the 2017 season on the Saints practice squad. Originally drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thompson appeared in one game for the Giants in 2016.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by Saints to a reserve/future contract, 1/16/18; Signed by New Orleans Saints to the practice squad, 12/29/17; Reached an injury settlement with Giants, 9/5/17; Placed by Giants on Injured Reserve, 8/11/17; Placed by Giants on Injured Reserve (knee), 9/21/16; Placed by Giants on Injured Reserve (Achilles), 8/16/15; Signed by Giants to four-year contract, 5/7/15; Selected in the fifth round (154th overall) by New York Giants in the 2015 NFL Draft.

 

2017 – Spent last three weeks of season on Saints practice squad after spending the offseason and training camp with the Giants. 2016 – Thompson was inactive for the season opener at Dallas, Sept. 11 before making his NFL debut for Giants vs. New Orleans, Sept. 18…He had 1 special teams tackle, but suffered a knee injury in the game and was placed on season-ending injured reserve 2 days later. 2015 – As a rookie for the Giants in 2015, Thompson tore his right Achilles tendon in preseason opener in Cincinnati, Aug. 14 and spent the entire season on injured reserve.

 

COLLEGE – Thompson played in 52 career games with 31 starts at the University of Texas…Career totals included 213 tackles (125 solo), two interceptions, a half-sack, and seven stops for losses of 14 yards…Added nine tackles and three blocked kicks on special teams…In 2014, started all 13 contests at either S or nickel CB...Ranked seventh on the Longhorns with 69 tackles (48 solo)…Averaged seven tackles per game over the last seven contests of the season…In 2013, appeared in all 13 games at FS with 12 starts (did not start vs. Ole Miss)…Ranked sixth on the team with a career-high 72 tackles (39 solo)…In 2012, played in all 13 games at S and on special teams with six starts…Tied for first in Big 12 with two blocked punts…Tied for sixth on team with 59 tackles (31 solo)…In 2011, played in all 13 games…Led team with eight special teams tackles…Posted 13 defensive tackles (seven solo)…Graduated in December 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in physical culture and sports with a sociology minor

 

PERSONAL – Was an All-State selection, two-time first-team All-Area and three-time first-team All-District performer at multiple positions at Stevens (San Antonio, Texas) HS…Selected to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Football Classic…Three-year starter who totaled 3,614 rushing yards and 48 touchdowns, 1,280 passing yards and nine TDs, and 31 receptions for 428 yards and 5 TDs in final two seasons…Named to San Antonio Express-News Class 5A All-Area offensive backfield as senior…Also earned district 27-5A Player of the Year honors and honorable mention All-State honors from the Associated Press…Named district 27-5A Offensive MVP… Helped lead Stevens to an 11-4 record, the district championship and an appearance in the state semifinals…Rushed for 2,859 yards (fourth-best in San Antonio history and tops in class 5A) and 40 TDs, averaging over 12 yards per carry…Also passed for 935 yards and seven touchdowns…Rushed for a career-high 310 yards and four TDs in a win over Wagner in the state quarterfinals…Selected to Express-News’ Class 5A All Area football second-team and first-team All-District 28-5A as a junior…Ran for 755 yards and eight TDs, passed for 345 yards and two TDs, and caught 31 passes for 428 yards and five TDs… Also totaled 350 return yards and a TD…Sophomore first-team All-District 28-5A selection…Four-year track and field letterman…Set a personal record in the long jump at the South San Invitational as a senior, jumping 25’2” to break San Antonio’s longest-standing high school mark…Placed 2nd at the state meet in the long jump as a senior, posting a mark of 24’-0.5”… Finished first in long jump at the Texas Relays with a 25’-2.25” mark…Express-News All-Area Track and Field selection in long jump as junior… District champion in 100m, 4X100 and 4X200-meter relays and a regional champion and state finalist in long jump as sophomore…Born April 22, 1993 in Naples, Italy, before moving to England, Georgia and then San Antonio in 2002…Participated in Under the Bridge ministry.

 

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