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SHAQ THOMPSON RUMORS

Shaq Thompson Thriving In Football After Rough Stint In Red Sox System

Shaq Thompson had one of the worst minor league baseball careers imaginable after being drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 18th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Now, Thompson is a standout football player at the University of Washington. Thompson, drafted by Boston as an outfielder, played 13 games with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in 2012. He went 0-for-39 with...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini

SEATTLE (AP) Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen. Thompson became the first Washington player in 20 years to score via fumble and interception in the same game. Reggie Reser accomplished the feat...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington football: Previewing the Illini

Two weeks into the season and Washington football is 2-0. Just don’t tell that to a Husky fan. After each game Husky fans have been left with a sense of defeat. Squeaking out a one point victory over Hawaii and a seven point win over EWU can have that affect. Now the Huskies face their first opponent from a power five conference when they match up with the Fighting Illini of Illinois...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Expectations for Petersen and Washington football

New Washington football coach Chris Petersen being introduced to the University of Washington (credit mynorthwest.com) Spring is over which means it’s as good a time as ever to start looking ahead to next season. When Chris Petersen took over as head coach of the Washington football team he inherited a roster full of depth and talent, as well as some question marks. He also...
Via isportsweb.com
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies unveil new uniforms

Today Nike released a new batch of updated uniforms for the University of Washington football team. Like many of the new uniforms coming from Nike these days, they are sure to resonate with the younger demographic while cause grumbling among the older fan base. The new uniforms feature three different helmets, three jerseys, and four pants with which the dawgs can mix and match to...
Via isportsweb.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football spring preview: Defense

On Wednesday I previewed the offense. If you missed the preview for the offense, visit our Washington Football page. For the defense I will pick up right where I left off. Shaq Thomson LB How can anyone talk about the husky football team and not mention Shaq Thompson? When Steve Sarkisian and company stole Thompson from Cal in 2012, he landed one of the most talented athletes in...
Via isportsweb.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies take a look at Shaq Thompson on offense

In a pivotal Pac-12 matchup at UCLA in November, Washington got an up-close look at perhaps college football’s best two-way player. Myles Jack, the former Bellevue star, scored four touchdowns and made five tackles, leading UCLA to a 41-31 victory over the Huskies. Five months later, the Huskies are toying with the idea of unleashing their two-way threat. It was only one drill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Thompson coming off best game for No. 15 Huskies

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. Will stand. With AP Photos.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Shaq Thompson was one of the most heralded recruits Washington has landed since Steve Sarkisian arrived in Seattle. He was to be the next generation of the hard-hitting defensive backs that have cycled through the program, but with a unique blend of size and athleticism. Then something happened...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq to try out for the Red Sox...again

Of course you didn't think I meant this Shaq, did you? According to Alex Speier, University of Washington defensive back Shaq Thompson has been invited back to Red Sox camp during his school's spring break. Thompson, a standout high school athlete from California, was drafted in the 18th round of the 2012 draft by the Sox, despite not having played baseball in six years...
Via RedSoxLife
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq Thompson, Red Sox Prospect Who Went 0-For-39 With 37 Strikeouts, Returning to Baseball This Summer

Shaq Thompson may have gone 0-for-39 with 37 strikeouts last season with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in rookie ball, but that doesn’t mean he’s given up on the sport. Thompson, who also played cornerback, safety and linebacker for the 2012 Washington Huskies, will be returning to the Red Sox this spring and summer. Thompson told the Seattle Times he will travel to Florida this...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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