Son of current USA Rugby Boys High School All-American Head Coach Salty Thompson, Thompson began playing rugby at the age of 12. He was recruited to the University of Arizona to walk on to the football team and played for two years before switching to rugby full-time. Thompson scored a try for the Eagles on his full international test debut against Canada in Sacramento, California, in June 2014. He appeared in two of the Eagles' pool matches at Rugby World Cup 2015.
|30 Aug, 3:00 pm||PPL Park||Harlequins||Men's Eagles||Pre-Rugby World Cup||19 - 24|
|20 Sep, 7:00 am||Falmer Stadium||Samoa||Men's Eagles||RWC||16 - 25|
|07 Oct, 11:45 am||Olympic Stadium||South Africa||Men's Eagles||RWC||0 - 64|