Mississippi Top 40

Today we are going to look at Mississippi's #21 rated prospect.

#21 Ranked Player in Mississippi

me: Martez Thompson
City: Pascagoula, MS
6' 0", 190, 4.6 (290/bench) 450/squat)
Date of Birth:
February 25, 1991
Primary Position:
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
80 tackles, 4 int's, 7 pass breakups. Named Pascagoula's Best DB and 1st Team All-Region.

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I am overlooked, and I think I am the best cover corner in the state of Mississippi. I know that for a fact, and I am not trying to be cocky when I say that."

Colleges interested in Martez:
Alabama, Auburn, Ole Miss, USM, and MSU

Scouts at Spring practice:
MSU, USM, Ole Miss

Received phone calls from:

Scholarship offers:

Closest to offering:
Alabama and Ole Miss

Thompson's top school:

"They have been recruiting me the longest, since 10th grade. Coach Fedora also told me I would have a chance to start as a freshman."

MSU: "They are recruiting me hard too. When they offered me, they kind of stopped talking to me, but then they came by my practice and asked why I had not committed. I do not know when I will make my commitment. I want to see who all is going to offer me before I do anything like that."

Jr Days/Spring games: USM (Jr Day)

Summer Camps: USM, Ole Miss, Alabama, MSU, Auburn

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I do not really ever go anywhere. I am a home body."

Nickname - Blob

Best Player faced:
DeAndre Brown

If not Martez Thompson, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Kevin Norwood

Game I'm most anticipating: Gulport

Martez Thompson
Other athletes in my family: Father/Michael Thompson

Favorite college team growing up: Miami

Favorite college football player:
CB Aqib Talib (Kansas)

Favorite pro football player: Antoine Carmete (Tampa Bay)

Favorite Pro Team: New England Pats

Favorite Food: Spaghetti

Favorite Movie:
Any Given Sunday

In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne

Pre-game hype song: I'm Mee (Lil' Wayne)

Biggest Influences: Grandfather

Biggest Fan: Glen Donald (Barbra Shop)

Biggest Fear: Snakes

2nd Best Sport: Baseball

Favorite Video Game: NCAA '08

Person I most look alike: Brother

First thing if I sign pro contract: Buy mom a new house

Dream date: Ebony Davidson

Grades: 2.3 GPA / 15 ACT

Special Note
We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.

To get a complete list of players who have been selected to the team so far, click here

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