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Tom Compton
T #68
South Dakota
Rosemount, Minn.

NFL debut: 9/9/13 (vs. PHI)... First NFL start: 10/27/14 (at DAL)

NFL debut: 9/9/13 (vs. PHI)... First NFL start: 10/27/14 (at DAL)

Selected 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... Re-signed with the Redskins on February 27, 2015.

Enters 2015 having appeared in 31 career games with nine starts... Started the last nine games of the 2014 season at right tackle after having been used primarily on special teams early in his NFL career... Spent the majority of the 2012 season on the Redskins’ practice squad.

Played in all 16 games, starting each of the team’s final nine games... Played on offense and special teams at HOU (9/7) and vs. JAX (9/14)... Contributed on special teams and as a tackle and eligible tight end at PHI (9/21), vs. NYG (9/25) and vs. SEA (10/6)... Played on offense and special teams at ARI (10/12)... Played 24 snaps at right tackle in addition to contributing on special teams vs. TEN (10/19)... Made first career NFL start at right tackle, helping Colt McCoy and the Redskins to 409 total yards in an overtime win vs. DAL (10/27)... Started at right tackle at MIN (11/2) and vs. TB (11/16)... Started at right tackle and helped Alfred Morris post 125 rushing yards at SF (11/23)... Started at right tackle and helped protect for Colt McCoy’s career-high 392 passing yards at IND (11/30)... Started at right tackle vs. STL (12/7), at NYG (12/14), vs. PHI (12/20) and vs. DAL (12/28).

Played in 15 games... Made his NFL debut on special teams vs. PHI (9/9)... Played on special teams at GB (9/15), vs. DET (9/22), at OAK (9/29), at DAL (10/13), vs. CHI (10/20) and at DEN (10/27)... Played four plays on offense as an extra blocker vs. SD (11/3), including all three of fullback Darrel Young’s touchdown runs... Contributed on offense and special teams at MIN (11/7)... Active but did not play at PHI (11/17)... Played on special teams vs. SF (11/25)... Contributed on offense and special teams vs. NYG (12/1)... Saw action on special teams vs. KC (12/8)... Played on offense and special teams at ATL (12/15)... Played on special teams vs. DAL (12/22) and at NYG (12/29).

Signed to the active roster from the practice squad in Week 13... Inactive vs. BAL (12/9) and at CLE (12/16)... Active but did not play at PHI (12/23)... Inactive vs. DAL (12/30)... Inactive in NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).

After redshirting in 2007, started all 43 games for South Dakota during his time with the Coyotes from 2008-11... As a senior in 2011, started all 11 games, including helping the Coyotes to a 30-17 upset of top-ranked defending champion Eastern Washington... In 2010, was named an All-Great West Conference first-team selection... Started all 11 games at left tackle... Received USD’s Most Valuable Lineman Award, helping the Coyotes average 150.9 rushing yards, 207.1 passing yards and 23.4 points per game... As a sophomore in 2009, was named All-Great West Conference honorable mention, starting all 10 games at right tackle for the Coyotes... Was an integral part of a USD offense that averaged 460 yards per game (fourth in the nation), 202 rushing yards per game (11th in the nation) and 258 passing yards per game (16th in the nation)... Was part of an offensive line that allowed just 10 sacks (10th in the nation)... In 2008, started all 11 games at right tackle on offensive line that helped the Coyotes rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring offense, total offense and rushing offense.

Attended Rosemount (Minn.) H.S., where he was a two-year starter on the offensive line... Led his high school team to section championship and a state semifinal berth... Helped pave way for a 1,000-yard rusher... Decorated gingerbread houses with Pediatric Oncology patients at INOVA Fairfax in 2014... Son of John and Karen Compton... Born on May 10, 1989... Majored in Political Science at USD.

Offensive Line
TOTAL 44 10
2015 WAS 13 1
2014 WAS 16 9
2013 WAS 15 0
2012 WAS 0 0

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