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Thompson Rudolph
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Thompson Rudolph

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Year RS Freshman
Height 6-0
Weight 195
Hometown Spartanburg, S.C.
Last School Spartanburg
Thompson Rudolph

Biography

2018 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Four-year letterwinner as a safety and quarterback at South Carolina powerhouse Spartanburg H.S. … Named all-region and all-area as a safety in 2017 … Team captain as a senior in ’17 … Helped lead team to region championship as a sophomore (2015) and state title as a freshman (2014) … Coached by Chris Miller … Named Spartanburg High’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Member of National Honor Society, Beta Club, Tippers Club (raising funds for charities) and Mu Alpha Theta (national mathematics society).

Personal: Both parents are Georgia Tech alumni (Class of 1991 and 1992, respectively) … Grandfather, Jack Rudolph, was a Georgia Tech football letterwinner (1957-59) and went on to be drafted in the 17th round of the 1959 National Football League Draft (Detroit Lions) and played linebacker for the Boston Patriots (1960-65) and Miami Dolphins (1966) … Uncle, Coleman Rudolph, was a four-year letterwinner at Tech (1989-92), member of the Yellow Jackets’ 1990 national championship team, a team captain and first-team all-conference selection as a senior in ’92 and second-round pick by the New York Jets in the 1993 NFL Draft who went on to play defensive tackle for the Jets (1993-94) and New York Giants (1994-96) … Thompson began playing football at age seven … Majoring in business administration … Member of ACC academic honor roll.

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