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Cedric Thompson

Cedric Thompson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Miramar, Fla.

High School:
Everglades

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 224

Position:
Running Back

04/13/2013

2013 Spring Game Quotes

Comments from head coach George O'Leary and selected players following the 2013 UCF Spring Game.

04/13/2013

Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6

04/06/2013

Defense Shines During Scrimmage Inside Bright House Networks Stadium

UCF almost ready for the Spring Game April 13.

12/22/2012

Football Finishes 2012 Season as Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Champs

UCF won its second bowl game in program history.

09/02/2012

UCF Game Notes - Ohio State 9/8

Black and Gold preparing for its second-straight trip to the Buckeye State.

12/21/2012

Beef O Brady's Bowl vs. Ball State

The Knights won 38-17

04/14/2012

UCF Spring Game Presented by PNC Bank

The UCF squad edged the Knights 20-7 on Saturday, April 14, in the Spring Game Presented by PNC Bank.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
-In 12 games, had five carries for 17 yards as well as one reception
-Posted seven tackles on special teams
-Akron 8/29: Tallied three carries for 16 yards

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012):
-Saw game action in 12 contests, rushing for 62 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries, and adding two special teams tackles
-At Akron 8/30: In his first collegiate game, rushed for 44 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown
-ECU 10/4: Carried the ball twice for 18 yards while making two special team tackles (one solo)
-Was the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the SMU game

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2011):
-Worked with the scout team

HIGH SCHOOL:
-Coached by Josh Shapiro at Everglades
-Everglades advanced to the 2010 Class 6A state playoffs during his senior year after qualifying through Region 3 District 11
-Team was 2009 district champions
-Team captain as a junior and a senior
-Rushed for 800 yards on 155 carries for 16 touchdowns as a senior
-Had 485 yards on 100 carries and seven touchdowns as a junior
-During his sophomore season, rushed for 385 yards on 55 carries and three touchdowns
-Rated with two stars from ESPN and Scout
-ESPN listed him at No. 156 nationally at his position, while Scout had him at No. 168
-Received All-Broward County recognition by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
-Miami Herald had him at No. 20 in Broward County prior to his senior year
-Earned four varsity letters in football
-Also lettered three years in track, focusing on the 110 and 300-meter hurdles
-Posted personal-best times of 14.94 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles and 39.36 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles
-Chose UCF over offers from Kansas State, FAU, Illinois, Western Illinois and Southern Illinois

PERSONAL:
-Parents are Will and Lavora Thompson
-Brother, Courtney, is a defensive back at Kansas State
-Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication

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