Overview: Jayme Thompson was a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and among the top 250 prospects in the nation (No. 204 on the Rivals 250 and No. 218 on the ESPN 300) as a senior ... considered the top safety in Ohio (ESPN) and the No. 12 prospect in the state ... played in the All-American bowl Dec. 27 in Houston ... helped lead his Central Catholic Fighting Irish, coached by Greg Dempsey, to the 2012 Division II state title and a 14-1 record ... Central, also the high school of former Buckeye Dane Sanzenbacher, defeated defending state champion Trotwood-Madison, 16-14, in the title game for the second state title in school history (2005) ... Thompson was an Associated Press all-state pick as a senior when he had 48 tackles, an interception and two fumble recoveries ... he also helped Central to the state playoffs in 2011 and was a second-team AP all-Ohio pick ... played at St. Francis DeSales in Toledo prior to attending Central Catholic as a junior and senior ... moved to Toledo from Washington, D.C., where he lived with his grandparents, Juanita and Bob Price, for a time ... is the son of Ebonee Price and Deon Thompson ... practiced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu throughout high school.
Buckeyes in the NFL - Divisional Round