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#12 Corey Thompson
Position: Safety
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 212 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Missouri City, Texas
High School: Lawrence Elkins HS
Major: Civil Engineering
Born: 12/23/1993
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Corey Thompson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2013

An aggressive and physical defensive player that is versatile and quick on the pursuit … Made strides during spring practice and earned a Veterans Most Improved Award … In position to compete for a starting spot at safety as a sophomore after showing good instincts last season in both the defensive backfield and on special teams coverage … Played in 13 games as a true freshman in 2012 … Comes from an athletic family as his dad played football at Texas A&M and his mom was a track star at both the collegiate and International levels.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in 13 games with no starts ... Finished year with 11 tackles … Posted a season-high three tackles versus Towson and Mississippi State ... Made his first appearance as a Tiger against North Texas ... Saw extensive action on the kickoff coverage team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Picked off three passes during his senior season … Ranked the No. 18 safety in the country by both Rivals.com and 247sports.com … Rated the No. 23 safety in the nation by ESPN.com … Rated as a four-star prospect by Scout.com who lists him as the No. 15 outside linebacker in the nation … Considered the No. 18 recruit in Texas by 247sports.com ... A member of the 2011 Class 5A All-State Team … Also ran track throughout his high school career … Coached by Dennis Brantley.

PERSONAL
Parents are Dyan Webber and Tony and Shante Thompson … Majoring in civil engineering … Dad played wide receiver at Texas A&M from 1985-87 … In three years with the Aggies, Tony caught 25 passes for 332 yards and one touchdown … He played against LSU in Tiger Stadium in 1986, catching two passes for 17 yards … His mom Dyan Webber was a standout on the track at both the collegiate and International levels … She claimed All-America honors in 1989 as part of Texas Southern's 4x400 relay team that finished third at the NCAA Outdoor meet … Was an alternate on the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team in the 4x100 relay … Claimed the 1992 U.S. Indoor National title in the 200-meters … Won a silver medal as part of the U.S. 4x400 meter relay team at the U.S. World Indoor Championships in 1993.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 3, twice (Last: vs. Mississippi State; First: vs. Towson, 2012)
Tackles for loss: 0
Interceptions: 0

THOMPSON'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
13-0
5
6
11
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2013                      
Totals
13-0
5
6
11
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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