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Josh Thompson
Josh Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Logan, Utah

High School:
Logan

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182

Position:
PK

Experience:
2L

09/09/2013

Aggie Football Hosts Weber State In Annual Homecoming Game Saturday Night

Football Game Notes - 09/09/13

03/28/2013

Aggie Defense Highlights First Scrimmage of Spring Camp Thursday Afternoon

Offensively, Utah State scored three touchdowns and added three field goals.

01/10/2013

2012 Utah State Football End of Season Release

Football Game Notes - 1/10/13

12/09/2012

No. 18 Utah State Faces Toledo In 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Saturday Afternoon On ESPN

Football Game Notes - 12/9/12

11/20/2012

Aggie Football Looking For Outright WAC Championship As It Hosts Idaho Saturday Afternoon In Senior Day

Football Game Notes - 11/20/12

09/29/2012

Utah State Football vs. UNLV

Utah State Football vs. UNLV

10/08/2011

Utah State Football vs. Wyoming

Utah State Football vs. Wyoming

09/30/2011

Utah State Football at BYU

Utah State Football at BYU

09/10/2011

Utah State Football vs. Weber State

Utah State Football vs. Weber State

08/27/2011

Aggie Football Family Fun Day, sponsored by Macey's Foods

Aggie Football Family Fun Day, sponsored by Macey's Foods

UTAH STATE: Has a strong leg... Will once again compete for the starting placekicking job this fall.

RECORDS: Tied for fifth on career extra points made list (68) and sixth on career extra points attempted list (70), while ranking eighth on career extra points percentage (.957) list.

2012 (JR): Played in eight games... Was 4-of-6 (.667) on field goals and 11-for-12 (.917) on extra points... Tied his career-high with two made field goals from 32 and 31 yards against UNLV (9/29)... Also kicked off twice during the season for 110 yards (55.0 ypk) with one touchback.

2011 (SO): Played in all 13 games as main field goal and extra points kicker, setting Utah State records for single-season extra points made (57) and attempted (58), as well as ranking fifth for single-season extra points percentage (.983)... Broke the record against San Jose State (11/12) with his 44th extra point of season, passing Brad Bohn's mark of 43 extra points in 1997... Kicked a season-high two field goals from 41 and 39 yards against Weber State (9/10)... Had a career-long 43 yard field goal against Louisiana Tech (10/22)... Made a career-high nine extra points without a miss against Wyoming (10/8)... Ranked sixth in the WAC in field goals (0.6 pg), while also ranking fourth in the conference in scoring (5.8 ppg)... Also connected on a league-leading 57 extra points and ranked third in the WAC in extra points percentage (98.3).

2010 (RS-FR): Did not see any action.

2009 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Booted the game-winning extra point with 23 seconds left to lead the 3A over the 2A/1A all-stars in the annual All-Star game, in addition to drilling two field goals, including a 47-yarder... Was 53-of-55 on extra points and 4-of-7 on field goals with a long of 53 yards as a senior at Logan (Utah) High School... Was also the Grizzlies' leading receiver with 45 catches for 699 yards and six touchdowns... Also a four-year letterwinner in wrestling and a three-year letterwinner in baseball.

PERSONAL: Son of Brian and Christi Thompson... Has one brother and one sister... Brother, Jake, is a freshman placekicker on USU's team this fall... Married Alysha Spuhler in June, 2011... Majoring in business administration... Has career plans to work for Nike... Hobbies include playing frisbee golf and being outdoors with family and friends.

Kicking FGM-A Pct. 1-19 20-29 30-39 30-39 50+
2011 (So.) 6-10 .600 0-0 2-3 2-5 2-2 0-0
2012 (Jr.) 4-6 .667 0-0 2-2 2-4 0-0 0-0
TOTAL 10-16 .625 0-0 4-5 4-9 2-2 0-0
Kickoffs G No. Yds. Avg. TB
2011 (So.) 13 2 106 53.0 0
2012 (Jr.) 8 2 110 55.0 1
TOTAL 21 4 216 54.0 1
Scoring PAT FG. Total Avg./G TB
2011 (So.) 57 6 75 5.8
2012 (Jr.) 11 4 23 2.9
TOTAL 68 10 98 4.7
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