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Der'rikk Thompson
Der'rikk Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troup, Texas

High School:
Troup

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186

Position:
WR

Experience:
SR-3L


Junior (2013): Played in nine games, starting eight... Fourth on the team with 32 receptions for 459 yards (also fourth on the team) and two touchdowns (Temple, at USF)... Recorded two 100-yard games this season, including a career-high 158 yards on a career-high nine receptions against Temple.

Sophomore (2012): Started all 13 games... Had 41 receptions for 535 yards and four scores... Had a team-high five grabs in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl... Returned 16 kicks for 411 yards, averaging 25.7 yard per return... All four TDs were 25 yards or more - a 25-yard TD reception in the win over Tulsa, a 37-yard TD catch versus Memphis, a 29-yarder against No. 15 TCU and a 42-yard TD against SFA... Team posted top-10 school efforts in scoring, scoring average, total offense, passing yards, passing TDs, completions, attempts, completion percentage and first downs among others.

Freshman (2011): Had eight starts in 13 games... A deep threat that had 411 yards receiving on 30 catches... Had three touchdowns on the season... Had a career-high 104 yards on six catches and a touchdown at Memphis... Had career-long 72-yard touchdown versus UCF... Grabbed a career-high seven balls at Houston for 64 yards.

2010: Redshirted.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com recruit... Also lettered in basketball and ran track... Qualified for State 100m finals as a junior... Ran a 4.37 40... Suffered a torn ACL as a senior and missed the entire season... A first-team All-District 19-2A pick in football and basketball as a junior... Cousin of SMU great and former Dallas Cowboy Keylon Kincade.

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