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#91 Antonio Thompson
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 275
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
High School: Roosevelt H.S.
Major: Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Experience: 3 Letters

Antonio will again compete for a starting spot on the Jackrabbit defensive line this season

Played in all 12 games, making five starts ... notched at least one tackle in 11 contests and a tackle for loss in eight games .... credited with sacks against Georgia Southern, Youngstown State, Minnesota and Montana ... also forced and recoverd fumble in playoff game against Montana

Drew a starting assignment in nine of the team's 12 games ... ranked second on team with 9.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks ... recorded at least one tackle in every game, including career-high seven stops in home opener versus Youngstown State ... was credited with 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack against YSU ... notched sacks at Indiana State and versus Missouri State, as well as a half-sack against Cal Poly ... recorded five total tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss and a safety in win at Indiana State ... forced a fumble and registered TFL at Southern Illinois

Lettered after playing in seven games ... top performance came against Central Arkansas as he forced a fumble and both of his tackles went for losses, including a 9-yard sack ... forced a momentum-changing fumble on kick return in win over Southern Utah ... credited with solo tackle in collegiate debut against Youngstown State

Redshirted .. was named Scout Defense Player of the Week prior to game at McNeese State (La.)

Put together a standout all-around prep athletic career at Roosevelt High School ... in football, he played for coach Brent DeBoer and was a member of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader Elite 45 team ... played both ways, finishing with 43 tackles, including six sacks, while on offense he rushed for 977 yards with 15 touchdowns ... averaged 7.13 yards per carry ... won back-to-back 215-pound Class A state wrestling titles ... as a junior, ended season with a perfect 47-0 record ... placed in four events at the 2005 state track meet ... won state shot put title in 2006 and placed eighth in 110-meter hurdles