ODUSports.com takes a look at the ODU defense this spring.
St. Joseph: Helped St. Joseph to an undefeated season in 2011 winning the state championship ... Scored a TD in the state title game ... Earned Cape-Atlanic 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.
Other schools considered: Iowa, Villanova, Colgate
Personal: Full name is Robert C. Thompson ... Son of Darrell and Rikkia Thompson ... One brother, Christopher, and one sister, Christiana ... Majoring in business and finance.