Thompson Headed to the NFL

Washington's Shaq Thompson will forgo his senior year and enter the 2015 NFL Draft, the All-America linebacker announced today.

Thompson, from Sacramento, Calif., earned Associated Press first-team All-America and won the Paul Hornung Award in 2014 after starring on both sides of the ball. The dynamic Thompson scored four defensive touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards in each of his two starts at tailback.

To read the full release, including statements by Shaq Thompson and Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen, click on the link below.

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