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89 Markell Thompson
  • Tight End
  • 6-6 · 265
  • 2004-05, 1L
  • Milwaukee, WI Southwest Mississippi JC

A junior college transfer who played one season after joining the UF squad in December of 2003…

2005: Suffered a right-leg injury during the August workouts that sidelined him for three months…Dressed but did not see any game action in the Gators final four contests…

2004: Played in all 12 games, making four starts (Kentucky, Arkansas, LSU and Vanderbilt)…Saw action in a tight end-best 327 plays…Saw action on special teams as a member of the field goal/PAT units…Played in a season-high 48 plays against Kentucky…Made first career road trip to Tennessee…

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Recorded 21 quarterback hurries while playing defensive end for Southwest Mississippi…Had 47 solo tackles, 27 assists, five sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, five sacks, four tackle for loss and two pass breakups in 2003…

MAJOR: History.


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