2017: Played in 11 games, starting 10 at safety ... Recorded a career-high 45 tackles ... Had two interceptions and three pass breakups ... Notched six tackles in the season-opening win over Albany, as well as six tackles against No. 13 Virginia Tech and Rice ... Tied a career-high with seven tackles and an interception against FAU ... Had five tackles and a pick in the finale at MT ... Will graduate with his MBA in the spring.
2016: Played in 11 games, started the final five regular season games at safety ... Posted 22 tackles, a tackle for loss, two pass breakups and an interception ... Had a season-high four tackles in the win at Florida Atlantic ... Has already earned his earned his undergraduate degree and is currently taking master's classes.
2015: Played in four games, starting in the season finale against FAU ... Notched seven tackles and a pass breakup ... Notched a season-high six tackles versus Florida Atlantic in his most extensive action of the season. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2014: Redshirted. Took control of starting safety position before sidelined by a shoulder injury.
2013: Played in 10 games at safety and on special teams ... Switched to safety from cornerback during fall camp ... Registered 20 stops on the year ... Recorded a season-best seven tackles at North Carolina ... Had three tackles apiece against Campbell, Maryland, Howard and Liberty.
High School: Helped St. Joseph to an undefeated season in 2011 winning the state championship ... Scored a TD in the state title game ... Earned Cape-Atlantic League accolades ... A tall athletic cornerback, also was a hurdler and high jumper on the St. Joseph indoor and outdoor track and field teams ... Won the state Non-Public B indoor 55-meter hurdles championship.
Personal: Full name is Robert C. Thompson ... Son of Darrell and Rikkia Thompson ... One brother, Christopher, and one sister, Christiana ... Majoring in finance.