Brandon Thompson
No. 79     Cincinnati Bengals
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-10-19) October 19, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Thomasville, Georgia
High School: Thomasville (GA)
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     1
Sacks     0.0
Forced fumbles     0

Brandon Thompson (born October 19, 1989) is an American football defensive tackle for the Clemson Tigers. He is considered one of the best defensive tackles for the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Thompson attended Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Georgia. As a senior he had 19 sacks and 61 tackles. Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Thompson was listed as the No. 9 defensive tackle in the class of 2008.[2]

College careerEdit

Thompson was originally redshirted as a freshman in 2008, but had the redshirt taken off after an injury to Jamie Cumbie. He played in the teams final 12 games and recorded 15 tackles and a sack. As a sophomore in 2009, he started all 13 games and had 27 tackles. As a junior in 2010 he had 41 tackles and a sack.


External linksEdit

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