To add guard Daryn Colledge, the Dolphins had to free up a roster spot to stay at the 90-player limit. That move came Tuesday, with the club waiving rookie linebacker Marcus Thompson, an undrafted free agent from Rutgers.
The 6-foot-1, 250-pound Thompson notched 51 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 2013 for the Scarlet Knights, for whom he started 26 career games. He signed with the Dolphins on May 13.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers senior Marcus Thompson played a role in leading the team with emotion in helping the Scarlet Knights beat South Florida 31-6 at High Point Solutions Stadium, and afterward he spoke about the importance of it, including earning a berth against Notre Dame in the Pinstripe Bowl.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Defensive end Marcus Thompson leads Rutgers in sacks and is third in tackles, and as the Scarlet Knights ready to play Arkansas, he spoke with ScarletReport.com about his play, nad the Razorbacks.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Marcus Thompson arrived at Rutgers as a linebacker but moved to defensive end and is playing a key role for the No. 19/20 Scarlet Knights. With Syracuse looming Saturday, Thompson went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to discuss his growth as a player as well as learning how to fit into a defensive scheme.