Thompson selected in the 3rd round
GA (Thomasville HS)
Years Played: 2008 - 2011
Former Clemson DT Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
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Thompson was a second-team All-ACC selection and honorable mention All-American by Pro Football Weekly. Thompson was fourth on the Clemson team in tackles with 77, including eight tackles for loss. He was a starter on two Clemson Atlantic Division Championship teams.
Last year the Bears drafted Chris Conte with the 93rd pick and signed him to a 4 year contract worth $2,603,600 with a $533,600 signing bonus.