Player of the Week: Skylar Thompson

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014
Junior quarterback Skylar Thompson.
Junior quarterback Skylar Thompson.

Name: Skylar Thompson

Nickname: Sky

Twitter name: skylar_15

City: Independence, Mo.

School: Fort Osage High School

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 188 lbs

Position: QB

Class: 2016

Bench max: 220

Squat max: 365

40-yard dash: 4.59

Vertical: 30

Number of years playing football: 8

Other schools showing interest: Nebraska, Wake Forest, Missouri, Iowa, Northwestern

I like Arkansas because: Well developed organization and provides me a good education as well as athletics.

Schools I've visited: Nebraska

In college, I plan to major in: Undecided

I like playing quarterback because: It's the most criticized position in sports, and I love the opportunities it gives me to compete with others.

Best football moment: Going to the Pop Warner national championships in Orlando, Florida my 5th grade year.

My favorite play: The wheel route

Best player I've played against: Josh Watson, linebacker from Blue Springs South High School committed to Colorado St.

Favorite high school team to play against: Staley

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Football is my escape route from life. Play free

My ringtone on my cell is: default ringtone on IPhone

Favorite NFL player: Drew Brees

Favorite NFL team: 49ers

Favorite music: Hip/Hop, Rap

Favorite song: Money and the Power- Kid Ink

Favorite book: When the game was ours

Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights

Favorite TV show: Sport Center

Favorite actor: Adam Sandler

Favorite actress: Red

Favorite food: Ribeye Steak

Favorite class: Math

Dream Date: Meagan Fox

Hobbies: Fishing, Hunting

The one thing I could not live without is: My family

Role model: Michael Jordan

Three words to describe me: Hardworking, Passionate, Outgoing

People would be surprised that I: Can dunk a basketball

Ten years from now I'll be: Living a successful life and supporting my future family

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