Skyler Thompson has found himself in Kansas lore before making headlines at the Miami Dolphins’ 2022-23 NFL playoff game. Thompson took over as a full-time starter in his 2018 season, and by his senior season he had become one of the greatest quarterbacks in Wildcat history.
Here’s everything you need to know about Skylar Thompson’s college career.
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weight: 217 pounds
Year Active: 2016-2021
Here are Skyler Thompson’s college career stats: Scroll right to see full stats.
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Skylar Thompson found Isaiah Zuber deep in the end zone for the game winner. vs Iowa State ’17 pic.twitter.com/mo0h9ZLNg1
— Kansas Fan (@Thekstatefan) August 29, 2018
Where did Skyler Thompson go to college?
Missouri native Skyler Thompson attended Kansas. According to 247Sports, Thompson signed with Kansas after receiving offers from Iowa, Kansas, Wake Forest and others.
What was Skyler Thompson’s outlook in high school?
Thompson was a four-star quarterback at Fort Osage High School in Independence, Missouri. Thompson said he was the No. 2 player in Missouri and in the 2016 class he was the No. 10 dual-threat quarterback. Thompson appeared in 46 games during high school, passing for 6,222 yards and he passed for 71 touchdowns. Thompson’s dual-threat ability came into play during his senior year when he rushed for his 21 touchdowns and his over 1,000 yards. He was named Missouri’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2015 after leading his team to a state title.
Fort Osage Sr. Skyler Thompson was thrilled with his record-setting state championship outing. https://t.co/XJV5NyAdUR pic.twitter.com/pyrY54kuBz
— Kansas City Star (@KCStar) November 29, 2015
What awards did Skyler Thompson win in college?
Here are some of the awards and honors Thompson has won in college.
- TaxAct Texas Bowl MVP (2021)
- Jason Witten College Eighth Man of the Year Semifinalist (2021)
- First Team Academic All-Big 12 (2021)
- First Team Academic All-Big 12 (2020)
- Liberty Bowl Team Offensive MVP (2019)
- Offensive Freshman of the Year (2017)