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Tru Thompson

Tru Thompson - Football - Florida State Seminoles

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Appeared in one game…recorded 0.5 sack vs. UMass.


Played in eight games and recorded seven tackles, including 1.0 sack…Seminole Scholar…registered season-high two solo tackles with 1.0 sack for minus-two yards in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State…also made two tackles in 56-35 win vs. Duke…had one tackle in season opener vs. Georgia Tech…made one solo stop at No. 12 Miami…recorded one tackle at North Carolina State…also saw action at No. 5 Notre Dame, at Louisville and vs. Pitt.


Appeared in 12 games with one start and recorded 15 tackles, including 2.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, and one quarterback hurry…ACC Honor Roll…started Sun Bowl vs. Arizona State and recorded season-high four tackles with one quarterback hurry…made three tackles in 38-31 victory at Boston College…matched tackles total, with 2.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, the next week in 49-12 win vs. Alabama State…made one tackle in season opener vs. Boise State…one of seven true freshmen to play in season opener…had two tackles at No. 25 Virginia…made one tackle at No. 2 Clemson…had one solo stop in 35-17 win vs. Syracuse.


Powerful defensive tackle rated as four-star prospect by ESPN and three-star by 247Sports and Rivals…consensus top-50 defensive tackle in the country, ranked as nation’s 29th defensive tackle and 50th overall prospect in Georgia by ESPN…as a senior at Grayson, led defense that held opponents to 15.2 points per game while winning 10 games and advancing to quarterfinal round of AAAAAAA state playoffs…posted more than 25 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 13 quarterback hurries his senior year…as a junior, recorded more than 30 tackles, 5.0 for loss with 4.0 sacks, as part of defense that allowed only 11.8 points per game and helped Rams win 10 games…committed to Florida State over Florida, Miami, Louisville, LSU and Michigan State among others