|No. 35 – Arizona Cardinals|
|Born:||February 11, 1997|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||196 lb (89 kg)|
|High school:||West Orange-Stark (Orange, Texas)|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 5 / Pick: 139|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2019|
After redshirting his first year at Alabama in 2015, Thompson played in 14 games in 2016, recording nine tackles. As a sophomore in 2017, he played in 14 games with two starts and had 25 tackles and one interceptions. Thompson took over as a starter in 2018. After the 2018 season, Thompson decided to forego his senior year to pursue a career in the NFL.
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