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D.J. Thompson
D.J.  Thompson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pearl, Miss.

High School:
Pearl HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L

12/05/2015

Southern Miss Post Game Quotes

11/14/2015

Southern Miss Cruises Past Rice, 65-10

QB Mullens threw for 386 yards and five touchdowns in win over the Owls.

10/31/2015

Football Beats UTEP, 34-13, to Become Bowl Eligible

Southern Miss finished with 246 yards rushing, led by Richard's 127 yards on 20 carries to become bowl eligible.

10/26/2015

Coach Todd Monken's Weekly Media Conference

10/19/2015

Coach Todd Monken's Weekly Media Conference

12/05/2015

USM vs WKU

Conference USA Championship Game USM vs WKU

11/28/2015

Football vs LA Tech

Football vs LA Tech

11/14/2015

Southern Miss 65, Rice 10

Check out the photo gallery from the Southern Miss football game against Rice.

10/31/2015

Football vs UTEP

Football vs UTEP

10/17/2015

Football vs UTSA

Football vs UTSA

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 12 games on the season, making a pair of starts ... Made first collegiate start in the season opener at Mississippi State ... Caught 22 passes for 231 total yards ... Had a season-high 54 yards against UAB, while adding 42 yards at No. 3 Alabama ... Had a season-high three receptions against Alcorn State, Middle Tennessee, UTSA and UAB ... Had a season-long 36-yard reception at Bama, while adding a 35-yard grab versus UAB.

2013 (Sophomore): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

2012 (Freshman): Saw action in nine games ... Caught seven passes for 108 yards and had a season-long of 54 yards in the Rice game.

High School: Three star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN ... Rated as the No. 21 prospect in the state of Mississippi by Rivals.com and No. 14 by ESPN ... Rated as the No. 98 wide receiver nationally by ESPN and No. 140 by ESPN ... Top 40 Most Wanted player in the state of Mississippi by the Clarion-Ledger ... Played for coach John Perry at Pearl High School ... Named First Team All-State, All-District, All-Area, All-Region and All-Metro as a senior ... Had 59 receptions for 773 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Returned 16 punts for 264 yards with a long of 68 ... Added seven kickoff returns for 169 yards, while also tallying one interception ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All Star Game ... Also played basketball, earning All-District accolades ... Averaged 16 points with six rebounds per game as a senior.

Personal: Full name is David Russell Thompson Jr. ... Son of Cherese and Russell Evans ... Has three sisters, Chrissy, Erin and Kyce, and a brother, Jalen ... Born on Oct. 14, 1993 in Jackson, Miss. ... Majoring in communications.

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