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  Jason Thompson
Jason Thompson

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Renton, Wash.

High School:
Kennedy Catholic HS

Last College:
Wyoming

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 214

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
04/21/1994

Experience:
TR

UTAH: Transferred from Wyoming at the semester break and participated in spring camp ... can practice but not play in games in 2014 per NCAA transfer rules ... will have two years of eligibility remaining after this season.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Played in six games as a true freshman at Wyoming in 2012 before redshirting in 2013 ... started two games in 2012: at running back vs. Nevada and at quarterback vs. Air Force ... 27-of-52 passing for 222 yards and a touchdown (1 INT) ... 38 carries for 121 yards ... four receptions for 20 yards ... scored on the first play of his career, an 11-yard rushing touchdown vs. Idaho ... 23-for-36 passing for 195 yards and a touchdown against Air Force ... all-state at Kennedy Catholic HS as a defensive back ... ranked by SuperPrep Magazine as the No. 19 recruit at all positions in the state of Washington in 2011 ... Seamount League Defensive Back of the Year as a senior in 2011... two-time first-team all-conference ... completed 63-of-91 (69.2%) passes for more than 800 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior ... Kennedy won a Seamount Conference Championship in 2011 ... threw for more than 600 yards as a junior with 11 touchdowns, while rushing for more than 100 yards and five touchdowns ... also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Caroline and Einer Thompson ... two brothers ... brother Everette was a starting defensive lineman for Washington in 2010 and 2011 ... cousin of former Ute running backs Matt Asiata (2007-10) and Shawn Asiata (2010-11) ... exercise and sport science major ... born April 21, 1994.

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