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Ron Thompson Jr.
LB #56
Height:
6-4
Weight:
268
Age:
24
College:
Syracuse
Experience:
1
TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as a college free agent on May 2, 2016... Waived by the Colts on September 9, 2016... Signed with the Washington Redskins on August 13, 2017.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as a college free agent on May 2, 2016... Waived by the Colts on September 9, 2016... Signed with the Washington Redskins on August 13, 2017.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (COLTS)
Spent the offseason with the Colts before being waived just prior to the start of the regular season.

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at Syracuse, where he played in 37 games (24 starts) and totaled 87 career tackles (58 solo), 12.0 sacks, 21.0 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles and one fumble recovery after moving to defensive end from tight end in the spring of 2013... Was named an All-ACC thirdteam choice in 2015 after posting 35 tackles (30 solo) while adding 9.5 tackles for loss. Led team and tied for ninth in the ACC with 7.0 sacks and tied for the conference lead with four forced fumbles... Started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2014 and tallied 32 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and two forced fumbles... Competed in all 13 contests as a freshman in 2013 and registered 20 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks.

PERSONAL
Attended Southfield (Mich.) H.S., where he rated as a fourstar tight end by Scout in 2011. Was also rated as the 13thbest tight end prospect in the country... Was a 2011 PrepStar All-Midwest Region selection and the Detroit News No. 9 Blue Chip recruit... Caught 67 passes for 809 yards on offense and had 98 tackles and 6.0 sacks on defense as a senior... Served a team captain as a junior and senior... Also played basketball in high school... Majored in public health... Full name: Ronald Janard Thompson Jr... Son of Katherine Wheeler and Ronald Thompson Sr... Born Aug. 2, 1993.

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