Before making headlines starting with the 2022-23 NFL playoff game for the Miami Dolphins, Skyler Thompson immersed himself in Kansas State lore. Thompson took over as a full-time starter in 2018 and by his senior season, he was one of the greatest quarterbacks in Wildcat history.
Here’s everything you need to know about Skyler Thompson’s college career.
Skylar Thompson’s Vitals
School: Kansas State
Weight: 217 pounds
years Energetic: 2016-2021
Below are Skyler Thompson’s college career statistics. Scroll right to view full stats.
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Skylar Thompson finds Isaiah Zuber in the back of the end zone for the game winner! against Iowa 17 pic.twitter.com/mo0h9ZLNg1
– Kansas State Fan (@Thekstatefan) August 29, 2018
Where did Skyler Thompson go to college?
A native of Missouri, Skyler Thompson attended Kansas State. Per 247 Sports, Thompson signed with Kansas State over offers from Iowa State, Kansas, Wake Forest, and others.
What kind of prospect was Skyler Thompson in high school?
Thompson was a four-star quarterback at Fort Osage High School in Independence, Missouri. Thompson was Missouri’s second player and the tenth ranked dual threat player in the class of 2016. Thompson played in 46 games during high school, passing for 6,222 yards and 71 touchdowns. Thompson’s dual threat ability was on display in his senior year as he rushed for 21 touchdowns and over 1,000 yards. He was named Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year in 2015 after leading his team to a state title.
Fort Osage senior Skylar Thompson is emotional after a record-setting state championship outing. https://t.co/XJV5NyAdUR pic.twitter.com/pyrY54kuBz
– Kansas City Star (KCStar) November 29, 2015
What awards did Skyler Thompson win in college?
Here are some of the awards and honors that Thompson won at the college:
- TaxAct Texas Bowl MVP (2021)
- Jason Witten Collegiate Semi-Finalist Man of the Year (2021)
- First Team Academic All-Big 12 (2021)
- First Team All-Academic 12 (2020)
- Liberty Bowl Offensive Player of the Year (2019)
- Big Honor Mention 12 Offensive Freshman Coaches of the Year (2017)