Signed to a Reserve/Future Contract, 1/11/22…Appeared in two games in 2021 on special teams vs. Miami, Dec. 27, and vs. Carolina, 1/2/22…Originally agreed to terms as undrafted free agent, 5/2/21…In three seasons for the Volunteers, Appeared in 32 games with 28 starts totaling 102 tackles (73 solo), eight interceptions, 18 passes defensed, two sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery…Played in all ten games with eight starts as a junior in 2020, posting a career-high 36 tackles while adding four passes defended, two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Had a momentum-swinging interception that he returned 18 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter as well as two tackles in win at Vanderbilt, Dec. 12, earning SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week...Recorded six tackles, a pass breakup and one interception at No. 23 Auburn, Nov. 21...Made four tackles and forced and recovered a fumble against Kentucky, Oct. 17...Started at safety and set career-high with a team-leading eight tackles in opening win at South Carolina, Sept. 26…As sophomore in 2019, started all ten games he played in after sitting out the first three and finished with 32 tackles, a sack, four passes defensed and three picks...Tied school record with three first-half interceptions vs. UAB, Nov. 2...Posted first career sack to go with three tackles in win over Mississippi State, Oct. 12...Made season debut at Florida, recording seven tackles Sept. 21…Played in all 12 games with ten starts as freshman in 2018, posting 34 tackles, led team with three interceptions and ten passes defensed and forced a fumble…Notched two tackles and a career-high three passes defensed against No. 11 Kentucky Nov. 10…Recorded his third pick of the year vs. UNC Charlotte, Nov. 3…Intercepted one pass against No. 21 Auburn, Oct. 13…Forced first fumble of career vs. UTEP, Sept. 15…Earned his first career start and made four tackles, two stops for loss and an interception vs. East Tennessee State Sept. 8…Majored in communication studies…Four-star recruit and a top-10 prospect out of the state of South Carolina…Starred at Dutch Fork (Irmo, S.C.) HS…Helped lead the Silver Foxes to a 13-1 record and Class 5A State Title as senior (2017)…Named to All-Decade Midlands Team by The State Newspaper…2017 All-USA South Carolina first-team at running back…2017 Class 5A All-State selection at athlete…Earned Most Outstanding Player honors in the South Carolina Shrine Bowl after catching seven passes for 165 yards and a TD…Primarily an offensive player in high school…Had 3,817 total yards and 62 touchdowns in his final two years of high school football…Rushed for 1,369 yards and 29 touchdowns during his senior season…Also helped lead Ben Lippen (Columbia, S.C.) School to a South Carolina Class 3A State Title as a junior in 2016 before transferring…Full name is Bryce William Thompson…Born Sept. 20, 1999.