Player Profiles

Jordan                             Thompson
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Katy, Texas
Height: 5-7
Weight: 176
Sport: Football
Position: WR


• Has played in 36 games and started 13
2014 Notes
• Played in 13 games and started nine
• Third-leading receiver for WVU with 49 catches for 598 yards and two touchdowns
• Used on 594 plays in 2014, including 549 on offense
• Ranked No. 17 in the Big 12 in receptions per game
• Finished with three catches for 84 yards against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl with a long of 43 yards
• Tallied 65 yards on four catches at Iowa State, including a long of 28 yards
• Hauled in two passes for 20 yards against Kansas State before exiting with an injury
• Finished with five catches for 43 yards at Texas, including a long grab of 15 yards
• Paced team with a game-best seven catches against TCU
• Second on team with five catches at Oklahoma State
• Finished with three catches for 18 yards against Baylor
• Played critical role in WVU’s win at Texas Tech, catching a career-best six catches for a career-high 109 yards; first career 100-yard
   receiving game
• Day against the Red Raiders included a TD of 56 yards, a career-long reception; his score jump-started WVU’s come back late in the
   third quarter
• Two catches against Kansas, including a long of 19
• Two catches against Oklahoma, including a long of 25
• First career touchdown against Towson, a 19-yard pass from Clint Trickett
• Second on team with five catches against the Tigers
• Career day against Alabama with five catches for 62 yards, including a long of 32
2013 (So.)
• Played in 10 games and started two at wide receiver
• Also used on special teams
• Missed the first two games from a preseason shoulder injury
• Three catches at Kansas
• Hauled in a career-best five catches at TCU
• Caught three catches for a career-best 41 yards at Kansas State, including a career-long catch of 17 yards
• Had his third straight multi-catch game against Texas Tech
• Tallied two catches at Baylor
• Made first significant appearance of the season against Oklahoma State and caught three passes for 30 yards, including a career long
   of 17
2012 (Fr.)
• Earned starting nod at inside receiver during first fall camp after enrolling in January 2012
• Saw time in 13 games and started two
• Nabbed an 11-yard catch vs. Oklahoma and finished with one three-yard rush
• Had a career day at Texas Tech, catching three passes for 27 yards, including a career-long reception of 15 yards
• Two catches at Texas
• Earned first career start in Baylor win and caught two passes for 18 yards
• Had two catches for 10 yards vs. Maryland, including a 12-yard reception
• Caught two passes in Mountaineer debut against Marshall
High School
• Coached by Gary Joseph at Katy High
• Ranked ninth in the Houston area in receiving yards and fifth in receiving touchdowns
• Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100 recruit
• Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston Second Team Offense in 2011
• 19-5A All-District Special Teams Player of the Year and unanimous first-team wide receiver and first-team return specialist in 2011
• Birthday is June 30
• Son of Curtis and Adele Thompson
• Oldest of three children
• Majoring in criminology
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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