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Thompson declares for NFL Draft

Georgia running back Kenny McIntosh (6) tries to fend off Tennessee defensive back Bryce...
Georgia running back Kenny McIntosh (6) tries to fend off Tennessee defensive back Bryce Thompson (0) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)(John Bazemore | AP)
Published: Jan. 5, 2021 at 9:36 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Tennessee Junior defensive back Bryce Thompson has declared for the 2021 NFL Draft. The Irmo, South Carolina native made the news official on Tuesday morning via his Instagram account

Thompson came up with a key momentum swinging interception in Tennessee’s win at Vanderbilt. His efforts at Vandy earned him SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors. He also had a strong performance with with six tackles, one pass breakup and one interception at #23 Auburn.

This season, Thompson also became the first player at Tennessee to where the number 0 when that number became available for student athletes to wear this past off-season.

He was honored as a 2018 FWAA Freshman All-American and also made the 2018 SEC All-Freshman Team.

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