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Derek Thompson
Derek Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Rose, TX

High School:
Glen Rose HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 218

Position:
QB

01/21/2014

Derek Thompson Highlights

FB: Looking Back - Derek Thompson Highlights

01/07/2014

2014 Bowl Champions

FB: Heart of Dallas Bowl - 2014 Bowl Champions

01/01/2014

Postgame Championship Press Conference

FB: Heart of Dallas Bowl - Postgame Championship Press Conference

12/30/2013

Final Practice & Top Golf

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Final Practice & Top Golf

12/29/2013

Episode 13

FB: Beyond The Green - Episode 13

2013:
• Won the 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl MVP Award after throwing for 256 yards and two TD's
• Threw for the second-most yards in school history in a single season with 2,896
• Threw for over 300 yards three times and over 200 yards seven times
• Finished fourth in C-USA in passing yards a game with 222.8 a contest
• Third in C-USA in passing efficiency at 133.6
• Ranked fifth in total offense in C-USA
• Was named Midseason All-C-USA Third-Team by Phil Steele
• Threw for a career-high 349 and two touchdowns in the season opener against Idaho
• Had the game-winning score against Ball State on a 26-yard touchdown run
• Completed 63.9 percent of his passes, the second highest in school history in a season
• Had an 85-yard completion against Idaho, tying for the fifth longest pass in school history
• Ranks in the top-10 for a single season in five different categories
• Led NT in total offense with 3,095 yards, which ranked as the second most in school history

2012:
• Threw for a career-high 2,649 yards and 14 touchdowns
• The 2,649 passing yards rank fourth all-time in a single season at North Texas
• Is only the second NT quarterback since 1995 to throw for 2,000 yards in a single season
• Topped the 200-yard passing mark in seven consecutive games, which was the second most in school history
• Led North Texas in total offense at 222.9 yards a game
• Tossed for a career-high 333 yards and two TD's at ULM, which was his fourth 300-yard passing game in his career and the second of the season
• Passed for over 300 yards for the third time in his career, and topped the 200-yard mark for the seventh straight game against Arkansas State as he threw for 316 yards
• Against MTSU, threw for 221 yards and one touchdown pass
• In the win over Louisiana-Lafayette, his 78-touchdown pass was the game winner
• Finished that night with 282 yards and two touchdowns
• Tossed for 252 yards against Houston
• Threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns in the win at FAU
• Had a 68-yard touchdown strike to Brelan Chancellor at Florida Atlantic
• Passed for 236 yards and one touchdown against Troy
• Had a 50-yard TD pass against Troy
• Broke the school record for completion percentage in a game as he completed 25-of-28 passes at Kansas State
• Thompson's completion percentage of 89.2 against Kansas State broke the school record he previously held
• Had one touchdown pass and 219 yards against Kansas State

2011:
• Threw for 145 yards in the win over Texas Southern
• Tossed two touchdown passes against No. 1 LSU, including an 80-yard score, which is tied for the seventh longest in school history
• Finished the season with 1,759 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, 57.7 percent
completion rating and a 120.98 quarterback efficiency rating all of which were career highs
• Finished with the fifth-most passing yards in a single season at North Texas since 1995
• Set a North Texas single-game record by completing 82 percent of his passes - going 31-of-38 to lead North Texas to its first win ever at Troy
• Totaled 185 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 50 carries
• Completed 20 of his 35 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns against Western Kentucky
• Named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week after throwing for 331 yards against Troy, one yard short of tying his career high
• Completed a career-high 31 of 38 passes with two passing touchdowns and another rushing for the goal line
• Eclipsed the 300-yard mark for the first time in his career against ULM
• Notched a career high in completions (23) and tied a career high in touchdown passes (3)
• Piled up 332 yards on 23 of 39 passing, 11 of 22 passes for 86 yards against ULL
• Rushed for 26 on eight attempts against the Ragin' Cajuns
• Connected on 13 of 27 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown against FAU
• Completed 10 of 20 passing attempts for 201 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception against Indiana
• Threw a game high 83-yard touchdown pass
• Threw for 172 yards on completing 21 of 33 passes with one touchdown and one interception against Houston
• Rushed nine times for 41 yards
• Passed for 167 yards on 27 attempts with a quarterback rating of 103.81 against FIU in the season opener

2010:
• Played in three games and started one before falling to injury
• Threw for 83 yards on 11-of-18 passing with one interception and no touchdowns
• Ran six times for 17 yards
• Completed all three of his pass attempts and gained 29 through the air against Clemson
• Threw for 43 yards and ran for 13 more at Army
• Completed two of four passes for 11 yards against Rice

2009:
• Played in the season finale against Arkansas State and led North Texas on a 68-yard touchdown drive in the final minute of the game • Threw for 60 yards and one touchdown and was three-for-three passing

High School:
• Completed 180-of-302 pass attempts for 2,627 yards and 26 touchdowns and rushed for 629 yards on 98 carries and had 13 touchdowns in 2008
• Was named the 2008 Offensive Player of the Year in District 7-3A
• Led his team to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in 2007 and the team
finished with a 10-4 record, the best in school history
• Named the District 12-3A MVP in 2007 while completing 183-of-315 pass attempts for 2,646 yards and 24 touchdowns
• Rushed for 443 yards on 91 carries along with seven touchdowns in 2007
• In 2007 he was an honorable mention selection on the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A all-state team
• As a sophomore he threw for 1,900 yards and 15 touchdowns, while rushing for seven touchdowns and 400 yards
• In 2006 he was named the District 12-3A Newcomer of the Year
• As a freshman he threw for over 1,700 yards and 14 touchdowns
• Ran the 40 in 4.7
• Ranked a 5.3 out of 6.1 by Rivals.com
• Also excelled in basketball, baseball, track and tennis during high school
• Son of Terry and Wendy Thompson
• Born on Sept. 24, 1990.

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