- Willie Thompson
Willie  Thompson


Louisville, Ga.

High School:
Jefferson County High School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 295

Offensive Line



Has outstanding size and is expected to play larger role this season ... saw his first action of career in 2006 for the Blazers ... was redshirted in 2005 as a true freshman ... listed No. 2 at right tackle on post-spring depth chart.

2007: Saw reserve duty on offensive front for the Blazers with three starts at midseason (vs. Mississippi State, Tulane and Houston).

2006: Saw limited action during the season ... made one start (vs. SMU).

2005: Did not see any action and was redshirted.

High School: Attended Jefferson County High School ... was a highly-regarded lineman prospect from the state of Georgia coming out of high school ... has physical tools to be outstanding college performer ... as a senior, was named first-team Class AAA all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution at conclusion of 2004 season ... voted his team's best offensive lineman his junior and senior seasons ... was selected to participate in the 2004 North-South All-Star game ... helped Jefferson County advance to Class AAA state playoffs and earn 7-4 record last season ... also tabbed all-region as senior ... coached by J.B. Arnold.

Personal: Born March 9, 1987 ... son of Patricia and Willie Thompson ... major is psychology.