D.J. Thompson
D.J.  Thompson

RS Junior

Pearl, Miss.

High School:
Pearl HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198




Football Practice Report: August 25


Football Practice Report: August 10 (Morning)


White Team Prevails, 22-14, in Football Spring Game

Quarterback Tyler Matthews led the White Team to a 22-14 victory in the Spring Game.


Football Balanced in Second Scrimmage

Southern Miss football scrimmaged for the second time this spring.


Golden Eagles Finish First Weekend of Football Practice

Southern Miss returns to the practice field at 8 a.m., Monday.


Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee

Southern Miss falls to Middle Tennessee, 37-31.


Spring Football Game 2014

Spring Football Game 2014


Southern Miss Falls to Rice

The Golden Eagles outgained the Owls in total yards, 372-370.

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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