Team

Jordan Thompson
TE #82
Height:
6-4
Weight:
257
Age:
25
College:
Ohio
Experience:
1

No Data

No Data

No Seasons Found

No Data

No Data

No Seasons Found

No Data

Biography

First-year tight end who adds great size and length to the Lions’ tight end corps. Participated in the Kansas City Chiefs rookie mini-camp last season after going undrafted out of Ohio University in 2013.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions on April 28, 2014.

PRO
First-year tight end who adds great size and length to the Lions’ tight end corps. Participated in the Kansas City Chiefs rookie mini-camp last season after going undrafted out of Ohio University in 2013.

2013: Spent rookie mini-camp with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio University, but did not receive a contract.

COLLEGE
Two-time captain for the Ohio Bobcats who finished his four-year career with 60 receptions for 666 yards (11.1 avg) and six touchdowns. Was a 2010 All-Mid-American Conference Second Team selection as a sophomore, as well as a MAC Academic All-American that same season.

  • Logged his best season as a junior in 2011, hauling in 24 receptions for 258 yards (10.8 avg) and two touchdowns.
  • Totaled a career-high three touchdowns as a sophomore in 2010, including two against Bowling Green (10/9/10).

PERSONAL
A dual-threat on offense and defense at Parkway (Ohio) High School, finished his career with 1,693 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, 3,674 passing yards and 27 touchdowns, as well as 476 tackles (307 solo), 13 sacks, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries on defense.

  • Named Division 5 Ohio Defensive Player of the Year, Division 5 All-Ohio First Team (linebacker), Division 5 Northwest Ohio Defensive Player of the Year, Division 5 First Team Northwest Ohio (linebacker), as well as the Midwest Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2007.
  • Majored in engineering at Ohio.
  • Son of Alan and Kay Brandt and the late Roy Thompson III.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Behind the scenes: Traveling to London

    Posted 3 hours ago

    Tori Petry reports on the detailed process of moving an entire NFL team to a different continent for a week.

  • Meet the 'Allen Park of England': Pennyhill Park

    Posted 19 hours ago

    The Lions traveled into London today after spending the week of practice outside of the city. Tori Petry gives you an inside look at the team's home away from home this week at the Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa.

  • Austin on Falcons personnel

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin talks about the Falcons personnel and the challenges they present.

  • Lombardi on tight end situation

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi talks about the health of the tight ends and who will have to step up and contribute.

  • Caldwell on last day at Penny Hill

    Posted 21 hours ago

    Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell talks about the team leaving Penny Hill, game captains and Lions injuries.

Photos

  • club
  • club
  • Photo No. 21

    club
    See if you can identify the London landmarks featured in these photos to win a Calvin Johnson autographed helmet from PrimeSport! Enter here: <a href="http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt" target="_blank">http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt</a>.
  • Photo No. 22

    club
    See if you can identify the London landmarks featured in these photos to win a Calvin Johnson autographed helmet from PrimeSport! Enter here: <a href="http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt" target="_blank">http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt</a>.
  • Photo No. 25

    club
    See if you can identify the London landmarks featured in these photos to win a Calvin Johnson autographed helmet from PrimeSport! Enter here: <a href="http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt" target="_blank">http://www.detroitlions.com/helmet-hunt</a>.