Player Profile: Jordan Thompson

Thompson is one of five players who enrolled early for the Mountaineers. Thompson wasn’t highly recruited coming out of high school, but he played for Katy High School in Texas. Katy is one of the top high school programs in the state of Texas. At 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds Thompson was recruited by wide receivers coach Daron Roberts and will play the slot position for WVU.

Coached by Gary Joseph at Katy High

  • Helped lead Katy to a 25-2 record as a two-year starter and to two District 19-5A conference championships
  • Finished 2011 with 66 receptions and 1,117 yards receiving for an average of 17.8 yards per catch to go along with 17 touchdowns
  • Ranked ninth in the Houston area in receiving yards and fifth in receiving touchdowns
  • Had a touchdown reception in all but one game in 2011
  • Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100 recruit
  • Houston Chronicle second team all-Greater Houston offense in 2011
  • Named the 19-5A all-District Special Teams Player of the Year, as well as unanimous first-team wide receiver and first-team return specialist in 2011
  • Earned 19-5A all-district second team wide receiver honors in 2010
  • Named a two-time 19-5A all-district academic team member
  • Finished with seven catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns against Galena Park North Shore
  • Recorded five receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Alief Taylor
  • Caught eight passes for 102 yards and one touchdown against Beaumont West Brook
  • Set a school record with 217 yards on nine catches and three touchdowns against Houston Strake Jesuit
  • Caught seven passes for 114 yards and three touchdowns against Katy Mayde Creek
  • Also had touchdown receptions against Katy Seven Lakes, Katy Morton Ranch, Houston Memorial, Katy Taylor, Houston Madison, Houston Cypress Woods and La Porte
  • Finished 2010 with 26 receptions for 384 yards and three touchdowns
  • Lost in the 2010 5A Division 2 state quarterfinals to current Mountaineer Dustin Garrison’s Pearland squad
  • Also played baseball.

((Below are highlights from Jordan Thompson in high school))

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