Name: Martez Thompson
City: Pascagoula, MS
Vitals: 6' 0", 190, 4.6 (290/bench) 450/squat)
Date of Birth: February 25, 1991
Primary Position: CB
Projected Position: S
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: USM and MSU
Scholarship offers: USM and MSU
Closest to offering: Alabama and Ole Miss
Thompson's top school: MSU and USM
USM: "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
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
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
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.
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