Data Scout Notes: 2018: 01-12-18 - Announced Early Entry into 2018 NFL Draft…2017: NAC...PBednarik...Feb-(+) Coming off Medical...2016: NAC...2015: NAC
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02/27/18 - 2018 NFL Combine: Key Medical Evaluations: Trenton Thompson, DT, Georgia...One of the more talented defensive linemen in this draft class, Thompson struggled to stay on the field in college due to a laundry list of injuries, most recently an MCL sprain in his right knee in October. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
01/13/18 - Georgia junior defensive tackle Trenton Thompson is entering the NFL draft despite a decline in production in 2017. Thompson had three sacks and was named MVP in Georgia's Liberty Bowl win over Texas Christian following the 2016 season. He had no sacks in 2017. Thompson, from Albany, Georgia, helped lead this year's team to its first Southeastern Conference championship since 2015 and a spot in the national championship game. He had 38 tackles, including 3 ½ for loss, this season. Thompson announced he was entering the NFL draft on his Instagram account. He wrote the decision followed "long discussion with my family and coaches." He added "playing in the NFL has been a lifelong dream of mind and I'm excited to see what the future holds." - AP College Football
01/12/18 - Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson announced he will enter the 2018 NFL draft. Thompson, a junior, came to Georgia as one of the top prospects in the nation in 2015. In three seasons, Thompson has been one of Georgia's top contributors on defense. This past season, Thompson totaled 38 tackles as part of a deep rotation on the defensive line. "After long discussion with his my family and coaches I have decided to enter the 2018 NFL Draft," Thompson wrote on his personal Instagram page. "I would like to thank my family, teammates, Coach (Kirby) Smart and the rest of the staff for all of their support the last 3 years."
Statistically, Thompson's best season came in 2016, when he tallied 64 tackles and five sacks. He had a huge Liberty Bowl game that saw him record three sacks and earn MVP honors. One of his better games of the 2017 season came in the national championship loss against Alabama. Thompson recorded three tackles, with half of a tackle going for a loss. In early December, Thompson initially hinted that he might be returning to Georgia with an Instagram post captioned, "Looking ahead! #UGA19 #SeniorSoon." However, after Georgia's 54-48 double overtime win over Oklahoma, Thompson said his decision wasn't final and that his family would play a role in it. "I love Georgia so everything will come down to my mom," Thompson said. Thompson is the first underclassman at Georgia to announce he is declaring for the NFL draft. - Jason Butt, Macon.com
10/30/17 - DT Trenton Thompson came with a strong effort against Florida after missing the previous two games with a sprained MCL. The junior's play on the defensive line and his ability to take on double teams has been key allowing the outside linebackers making as many plays as they continue to do.
10/07/17 - DT Trenton Thompson did not travel to the Vnaderbilt game because of a knee injury.