In the National Football League, Deionte Thompson plays safety, although he is presently an unsigned free agent. He stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs 88 kilograms. He attended West Orange-Stark High School, where he played high school football. He had 15 interceptions over the course of his high school career. He participated in collegiate football for the Alabama Crimson Tide at the University of Alabama.
He participated in 14 games as a redshirt freshman in 2016, earning nine tackles, after redshirting his first year at Alabama in 2015. He rotated in the secondary for the Tide and garnered regular playing time on special teams. He made 25 tackles and one interception in 14 games as a sophomore in 2017 while making two starts.
He had two starts as a sophomore, made 25 tackles, one tackle for loss (-2 yards), one pass breakup, and one interception that he returned 21 yards. For his efforts against Tennessee and Mississippi State, he was named one of the special teams players of the week by the UA coaching staff. In 2018, when he started as a starter, he participated in 14 games, recorded 78 tackles, and also had 2 interceptions.
In the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Thompson was taken by the Arizona Cardinals. He played in 11 games and had 18 tackles during his first campaign. Thompson’s release from the Cardinals took place on September 27, 2022.
What Is Deionte Thompson Position?
Deionte Thompson plays in the National Football League as safety.