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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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Players

Tom Compton
T #68
Height:
6-5
Weight:
308
Age:
25
College:
South Dakota
Hometown:
Rosemount, Minn.
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

G
15
GS
0

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (193rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (193rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Redskins on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Redskins' practice squad on September 2, 2012.
  • Promoted to the Redskins' active roster on December 5, 2012.

PRO

  • Young tackles who contributed primarily on special teams in 2013.
  • Spent the majority of the 2012 season on the Redskins' practice squad
  • Enters 2014 having appeared in 15 career games.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Played in 15 games.
  • Made his NFL debut on special teams against Philadelphia in Week 1.
  • Contributed on offense and special teams.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Signed to the active roster from the practice squad in Week 13.

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College

  • Started all 43 games for South Dakota from 2008-2011 after redshirting in 2007
  • As a senior in 2011 he helped the Coyotes upset top-ranked defending Champion Eastern Washington.
  • In 2010, he was named an All-Great West Conference first-team selection.
  • Received USD’s Most Valuable Lineman Award in 2010.
  • In 2009, he was named All-Great West Conference honorable mention and was a part of an offense that was 4th in the nation in total yards per game.
  • During his first year as a starter in 2008, the Coyotes ranked in the top 10 nationally in scoring offense, total offense, and rushing offense.

Personal

  • Attended Rosemount High School (Minn.) where he was a two-year starter on the offensive line.
  • Led his high school team to a section championship and a state semifinal berth.
  • Blocked for a 1,000 yard rusher.
  • Majored in Political Science at USD.
  • Son of John and Karen Compton.
  • Born on May 10, 1989.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 15 0
2013 WAS 15 0
2012 WAS 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 PHI L 27-33
2 @GB L 20-38
3 DET L 20-27
4 @OAK W 24-14
6 @DAL L 16-31
7 CHI W 45-41
8 @DEN L 21-45
9 SD W 30-24
10 @MIN L 27-34
11 @PHI L 16-24
12 SF L 6-27
13 NYG L 17-24
14 KC L 10-45
15 @ATL L 26-27
16 DAL L 23-24
17 @NYG L 6-20

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