Brandon Thompson a name to watch on South Team


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Pos: DT   Height: 6-2   Weight: 310   Hometown: Thomasville, GA (Thomasville HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

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3. DT Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
Thomasville, GA

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Brandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
Thomasville, GA

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, CLEMSON

He earned his invitation based on his work as a run defender, which was most evident in Clemson’s two thrashings of Virginia Tech and their potential first-round running back, David Wilson. However, he was virtually invisible in the Orange Bowl — like pretty much all of the Tigers defense, really — when Clemson was run over 70-33 by West Virginia.

This year, Thompson stepped out of the shadow cast by Jarvis JenkinsJarvis Jenkins
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#99 6-4, 315
Clemson, SC

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Jarvis Jenkins
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#99 6-4, 315
Clemson, SC

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, who was a second-round draft pick of the Redskins last year but missed the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament. How far Thompson steps from the shadow — and it could be to the last few picks of the first round — could depend on his work in one-on-one drills this week.

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