Countdown To Kickoff - 92 Days

Courtesy: K-State Sports Info
Posted Jun 1, 2012


MANHATTAN, Kan. - 92 Days left until the first game and today we are profiling # 86 - Tramaine Thompson in the countdown to kickoff.

Class: Junior

Hometown: Jenks, Okla.

High School: Jenks

Height / Weight: 5-8 / 167

Position: WR

Birthdate: 04/10/1990

Experience: 2L

Speedy wide receiver that will be a playmaker both on offense and on special teams.

2010: Started six of the first seven games and was the team's regular punt returner... Sat out the final five games due to injury... Ranks fifth in school history among freshmen in both single-season receptions and receiving yards with 19 catches and 258 yards... Logged a career high with five receptions at Kansas, totaling 58 yards, including a 36-yarder... Came back with four catches for 46 yards at Baylor... Hauled in three passes for 87 yards, including a 73-yarder, vs. UCF... The reception was the longest by a Wildcat since a 77-yarder in 2008... Brought in two passes for 27 yards against Iowa State and also had another two catches for 41 yards vs. Missouri State... Caught three passes against UCLA... Returned three punts for a season high 38 yards, including a long of 20, vs. the Bruins... Finished the year with 13 punt returns for 96 yards.

2009: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: First team all-state kick returner by The Daily Oklahoman and second team all-state receiver by Tulsa World as a senior... First team all-state receiver by Oklahoma Coaches Association... First team All-Metro kickoff returner... Named No. 2 receiver in the region by Tulsa World... As a senior, finished with 31 carries for 550 rushing yards and four touchdowns... Caught 47 passes for 729 yards and six touchdowns... Had one kickoff return for a touchdown and three punt returns for touchdowns... Helped lead Jenks to 6A championship game in 2008 and played in annual Oklahoma high school All-Star game... Helped lead the Trojans to state championships in 2006 and 2007... Caught 35 passes for 625 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior... Had three rushes for 84 yards, 11 punt returns for 122 yards (11.09 avg) and four kickoff returns for 130 yards (32.5 avg) in 2007... Was high school teammates with K-State freshman Tyler Davidson.


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