Lamont Darnell Thompson (born July 30, 1978) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tennessee Titans, Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at Washington State.

Lamont Thompson
No. 24, 37, 28, 27, 34
Personal information
Born: (1978-07-30) July 30, 1978 (age 41)
Richmond, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:El Cerrito (CA)
College:Washington State
NFL Draft:2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Early yearsEdit

He played high school football at El Cerrito High School.

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

He was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. Thompson was placed on Injured Reserve in December 2002 with a right knee injury.[1] Thompson was released by the Bengals prior to the 2003 season.[2]

Tennessee TitansEdit

Thompson was almost immediately signed by the TItans after being released by the Bengals.[3] On September 1, 2007 the Titans released him.

Miami DolphinsEdit

On September 11, 2007, he signed with the Dolphins. On October 10, 2007 the Dolphins released him.

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

On November 21, 2007, Lamont signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was released on April 16, 2008.


  1. ^ "Bengals put Thompson on IR". UPI. Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  2. ^ y, troy. "NFL CUTS -- Suspended Atlanta LB Keith Newman four games for violating the NFL's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances". Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  3. ^ Courant, Hartford. "TRANSACTIONS". Retrieved 2020-01-31.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Chuck Cecil
21 Interceptions
Pac-10 Career Interceptions Record
24 Interceptions
Succeeded by
current record holder