Anthony Thompson
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    Anthony Thompson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Montreal, Quebec

    High School:
    Lakeside Academy

    Last College:
    UCLA

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 205

    Position:
    S

    Birthdate:
    03/23/1990

    Experience:
    4th


    04/13/2013

    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.

    04/06/2013

    Defense dominates first scrimmage of Spring Ball

    Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries

    11/13/2012

    Salukis ready for season finale vs. Western Illinois

    Black Out Cancer game raised more than $45,000 for cancer research

    11/12/2012

    Salukis ready for season finale vs. Western Illinois

    Black Out Cancer game raised more than $45,000 for cancer research

    10/29/2012

    Salukis set to host No. 21/25 South Dakota State on Saturday

    Kickoff at 2 p.m. on Military Appreciation Day

    2014 (Junior)
    2014 Game-by-Game

    2013 (Sophmore)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 12 games and started three of the final four games...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions...Notched an interception in each of the last two games of the season...Recovered a fumble and returned it 19 yards in a road win over No. 7 South Dakota State...Led the team with six pass breakups...Set a new career high with five tackles against North Dakota State and matched that total two weeks alter against Missouri State.

    2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games...Recorded at least one tackle in eight games...Had a season-best three tackles in three different games...Returned an interception 100-yards for a touchdown to seal the victory at Youngstown State...Forced a fumble in the season opener at Eastern Illinois...Recovered a blocked punt against Youngstown State...Selected MVFC Newcomer of the Week and CFPA Performer of the Week for his performance against YSU.

    Prior to SIU
    Redshirted his one season at UCLA in 2011.

    High School
    Attended Lakeside Academy (2002-07) and Vanier College (2008-11) in Montreal, Canada...Earned MVP awards on both offense and defense while playing for his city team called the LaSalle Warriors...Earned All-Star honors in 2009-10 while playing at defensive back for Vanier College...Made 62 tackles and eight interceptions at Vanier.

    Personal
    Born March 23, 1990, in Canada...Son of Mellinda Robinson...Has an older brother and sister...Psychology major.

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