Skyler Thompson: College Football Career, Stats, Highlights, Records

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
position: quarterback
Height: 6-2
Weight: 217 pounds
years Energetic: 2016-2021

Below are Skyler Thompson’s college career statistics. Scroll right to view full stats.

year Toys comp Att % comp Pass Yds TD pass Intelligence rush at Rush vids Rush TD
2017 8 51 83 61.4 689 5 3 69 267 3
2018 11 122 208 58.7 1,391 9 4 105 373 5
2019 13 177 297 60.0 2,315 12 5 114 405 11
2020 3 40 64 62.5 626 4 0 19 38 3
2021 10 162 233 69.5 2,113 12 4 48 4 4
Professional life 45 552 885 62.4 7134 42 16 355 1,087 26

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.

Skyler Thompson

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.

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)

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