Everrette Thompson

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Everrette Thompson
Position:Defensive End
Personal information
Born: (1989-12-18) December 18, 1989 (age 31)
Renton, Washington
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:272 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school:John F. Kennedy Catholic (Burien, Washington)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Everrette Thompson (born December 18, 1989)[1] is an American football Defensive End who played at the University of Washington from 2008 through 2011.[2] Thompson went on to be signed by the Arizona Cardinals in 2012, remaining on their roster for 2 years.[3][4] He is now an assistant football coach at Phoenix College.[5]

Football career[edit]

High school[edit]

Thompson attended John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien, Washington, where he excelled as a football player.


  • Named All-American by ‘’PrepStar and ‘’Superprep magazines
  • Selected for the Offense-Defense All American Game at the end of his senior year
  • Named to the 3A All State First Team as a defensive lineman by the Associated Press
  • Named to the ‘’Seattle Times All State Team

College football[edit]

Thompson played for the University of Washington Huskies from 2008 to 2011.[2] In his freshman year (2008), he played in 11 of the Huskies 12 games, starting in the final 3 games of the season. In his sophomore year, he played in 10 of 12 games, starting in 3 of the games. In his junior year, he started in all 13 games — at defensive tackle and at defensive end. In his final year, he also started in all 13 games — three at defensive tackle and the final 10 at defensive end.[2]

Professional (NFL) football[edit]

Thompson tried out for the Arizona Cardinals at their May 2012 rookie mini-camp. He remained a free agent until August 2012, when he was signed by the Cardinals.[3][4] He played in four games in August 2012.[1]

Post-NFL career[edit]

Thompson has been an assistant coach, responsible for the line backers, at Phoenix College since August 2015.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Players: Everrette Thompson". NFL. Retrieved 2018-03-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "Everrette Thompson". 2011 Football Roster. Huskie Athletics. Retrieved 2018-03-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b Root, Jess (August 5, 2012). "NFL Roster Moves: Arizona Cardinals Cut Clayson, Sign Everette Thompson". SBNation. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Everrette Thompson, DE #72". Player Roster. Arizona Cardinals. Archived from the original on 2018-03-13. Retrieved 2018-03-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "Everrette Thompson, Assistant Coach". Phoenix College. Retrieved 2018-03-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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