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Announced a Clemson offer on 6/11/22 while at Dabo Swinney Camp. Committed on Clemson's Elite Retreat weekend in January. As a junior, he recorded 38 tackles with 7 TFLs.

In High School: Ranked as the No. 288 overall player in the nation by PrepStar … also ranked as 53rd-best defensive lineman in the country and 55th-best player in Georgia by PrepStar … listed as ESPN’s 19th-best defensive lineman in the class and the outlet’s 39th-best player in Georgia … rated 29th at his position and 46th in Georgia by Rivals … helped Gainesville to a 12-1 record in 2023 … credited with 36 tackles, 7.5 sacks and four pass breakups … played for Josh Niblett at Gainesville … played previously at Meadowcreek, where he was a second-team all-county and first-team all-region selection for its playoff team in 2022 … added 38 tackles, seven tackles for loss and three sacks as a junior … caught two passes for 11 yards offensively that year including an eight-yard touchdown reception vs. Berkmar … three-time team captain … also played basketball at Meadowcreek.

Personal: Born Jan. 26, 2006 … his father, Michael, was an offensive tackle and a fourth-round pick by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2000 NFL Draft … finished his prep career at the same high school as All-American Deshaun Watson … committed to Clemson Jan. 28, 2023 … expected to enroll at Clemson in January 2024. (courtesy: Clemson SID)


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Florida StateYes
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Notre DameYes
Ole MissYes
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What high school does Champ Thompson play for? Champ Thompson plays for Meadowcreek HS
What position does Champ Thompson play for Meadowcreek HS? Defensive Line
What are Champ Thompson's top college choices? Champ Thompson's top college choices are Clemson
When did Champ Thompson commit to the Clemson Tigers Football Team? 2023-01-28
What school did Champ Thompson commit to play football for? Clemson
What is Champ Thompson's Defensive Line rank? 75
What is Champ Thompson's state rank in GA? 70
How tall is Champ Thompson? Champ Thompson currently stands at 6-3
How much does Champ Thompson weigh? Champ Thompson currently weighs in at 275 pounds
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What state is Champ Thompson from? GA