2015 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about SHAQ THOMPSON: Washington, 6001 228 4.62. Junior entry. Three-year starter from Virginia Beach, VA. First-team All-America. Scored four touchdowns as a defender in 2014. Also played running back, finishing the year with 61 carries (7.48 avg) and 2 touchdowns. Versatile athlete who can fit into several roles on defense. Former safety five star high school recruit. Demonstrates speed and explosive athletic ability. Thompson has developed the power and strength elements of his game, giving him the all around skill set to play every down. He has sideline to sideline range and can cover wide receivers in space. Explosive, all over the field type athlete. Easy mover in space, has defensive back-caliber hips and footwork in coverage. Aggressive downhill tackler, will meet the ball carrier at the point of attack and wall him with a strong initial pop. Impact hitter. Shows enough quick twitch power to handle between the tackles duty. Easily reaches the edge and tackles well on the move to the outside. Diagnoses quickly and reacts to the action without hesitation. High football IQ. Has a knack for the big play. On the downside, he gets lost in traffic and overwhelmed by the bigger blockers. Will over pursue and create cutback lanes for ball carriers. Chooses to run around the action rather than filling lanes. 2014 stats: 80 T, 2.5 TFL, 1 sack, 2 FF, 1 INT. Edge speed:left 2.27, right 2.29. OSR:8/17 for IB. Third/fourth round. (A-33, H-9 1/2, BP-20, SS-4.08).