|Hometown:||New Orleans, LA|
|High School:||Brother Martin HS|
#5 Roland Thompson
In 2008: Played in three games as a backup quarterback for the Lions … completed three passes for 17 yards during the Lions’ week two victory over Haskell … also rushed for 19 yards on two carries against Haskell.
In 2007: Backed up Adam Hinspeter and saw action in five games … recorded a 72% completion rating … threw two touchdowns in the season opener against Haskell also completing 6 of 7 … also rushed 14 times for a total of 78 yards … Thompson enters the season looking to push for the starting job at quarterback.
In 2006: Thompson redshirted.
In high school: Started three years at quarterback for the Brother Martin High School and coach Wade Keiser… earned all-parish and all-district senior season… was named offensive and team MVP as a senior…ran track leading to a district and regional championship.
Personal: Major is computer
forensics….born February 2, 1988 in New Orleans,
Louisiana…son of Raymond and Toni Thompson … Favorite
actress: Gabrielle Union … A recent movie that gets a thumbs
up: “The Knowing”.