Where Did Skylar Thompson Play College Football?

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Skylar Thompson played college football at Kansas State before being drafted by the Dolphins in 2022.
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BetMGM @BETMGM Jan 15, 2023, 10:27 PM
  • Skylar Thompson spent five years playing quarterback at Kansas State University.
  • Skylar Thompson was selected in the 7th round of last year’s NFL Draft.
  • Contrary to popular belief, Skylar Thompson does not have any famous brothers.

Pretty much the entire NFL betting world assumed the Miami Dolphins had zero shot of beating the Buffalo Bills and advancing to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs next weekend.

Imagine the world’s collective surprise when Miami pushed the Bills to the brink in their third contest of the season, losing by a narrow 34-31 margin. 

Now, with third-string Dolphins quarterback Skylar Thompson on everyone’s mind, many football fans are digging into the rookie’s personal background.

Where Did Skylar Thompson Play College Football?

Skylar Thompson played in all five of his five years at Kansas State, from 2017-2021. 

Thompson’s best statistical season was 2019, when he threw for 2,315 yards and rushed for another 405. He posted 12 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns.

Skylar Thompson NFL Draft Pick

Like fellow NFL newcomer Brock Purdy, Skylar Thompson was selected by Miami in the 7th round of the 2022 NFL Draft. He was chosen with the 247th pick last spring.

Is Skylar Thompson Related to Klay Thompson?

While Klay Thompson does have two brothers, neither of them are Miami Dolphins backup quarterback Skylar Thompson. The two professional athletes are completely unrelated.

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