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True Thompson
True  Thompson

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Robbinsdale Armstrong HS

Last College:
Iowa Western Community College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
WR

Major:
Undeclared


04/02/2018

2018 Spring Preview: Receivers

Tyler Johnson is the lone upperclassmen on Minnesota's roster who has caught a pass

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Spent two years at Iowa Western Community College, which included a redshirt year • played in 10 games and made four receptions for 65 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Robbinsdale Armstrong High School where he was a teammate of Gopher linebacker Thomas Barber and defensive back Jack Leius • as a senior, served as team captain and made 39 catches for 650 yards and scored 10 toucdowns • coached by Jack Negen • also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Darrell and Stephanie Thompson • father, Darrell, played football at Minnesota from 1986-89 and is Minnesota’s all-time leader in rushing attempts (936), yards (4,654) and touchdowns (40) • was selected with the 19th pick by the Green Bay Packers in the 1990 NFL Draft and played in 60 games with Green Bay, rushing for 1,641 yards and scoring nine touchdowns • mother, Stephanie, played volleyball at Iowa from 1986-89 • has two sisters, Dominique and Indigo, and one brother, Race • sister, Dominique, was an All-American and two-time Academic All-Big Ten volleyball player at Wisconsin from 2010-14 • sister, Indigo, plays volleyball at San Diego State University and brother, Race, plays basketball at Indiana.

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