39
Nick Thompson
Nick Thompson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houghton Lake, Mich.

High School:
Houghton lake

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 267

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
09/01/1982

Experience:
SQ


Fourth-year walk-on provides depth at defensive end...made the transition from fullback to defensive end during spring practice...has added 35 pounds to his frame since the conclusion of the 2001 campaign...AS A SOPHOMORE: Made special teams appearances vs. Eastern Michigan in the 2002 season opener...named Spartan Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Iowa...sidelined the entire second half of the season with a knee injury...made the switch from tight end to fullback during spring drills...AS A FRESHMAN: Scout team tight end did not see game action in 2001...2000 SEASON: Redshirted...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter at quarterback for Coach Ken Warner at Houghton Lake (Mich.) High School...honorable mention all-conference pick...directed a ground-oriented attack...rushed for 417 yards and six touchdowns as a senior...two-time academic all-conference selection...named MVP of the basketball team in 1999-2000 after averaging a double-double (10.4 points and 10.2 rebounds)...also earned four letters in track, competing in the sprints and relays... son of Mark Sr. and Liz Thompson...born Sept. 1, 1982...majoring in economics.