Colleges: ’Bama’s Thompson to NFL
All-America safety Deionte Thompson joined a crowd of Alabama players leaving early for the NFL draft.
Thompson announced his decision on Twitter. He’s the sixth Crimson Tide underclassman to announce his decision to leave early.
Thompson was a consensus All-American in his first season as the starter. He made 79 tackles and had two interceptions and four forced fumbles . ...
North Carolina State has added former West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson to its coaching staff. Head coach DaveDoeren said Gibson will be the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach.