Wesley Completes 19 of 25 Passes for 236 Yards, Teams Combine for 190 Yards Rushing
Bison to Hold First Scrimmage of Spring on Friday
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Bison Return to League Play Looking to End Three-Game Road Trip on High Note
Bison Wrap Up Three-Game Road Trip Next Saturday at Nationally Ranked Lehigh
Bucknell Football vs. Lafayette
2012 (Junior): Reserve running back behind seniors Tyler Smith and Jeremiah Young ... rushed 22 times for 139 yards ... 6.3 rushing average topped team ... appeared in eight games ... made first career start against Lafayette ... had a 63-yard run vs. Cornell, the second-longest run from scrimmage by a Bison all season ... caught 13 passes for 117 yards ... sixth on team in both receptions and receiving yards ... seventh on team with 256 all-purpose yards ... one of three Bison to have more than 100 yards rushing and receiving ... 13 rushes for 53 yards in 2013 spring game ... also caught three passes for 44 yards.
2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in two games ... appeared in season opener vs. Duquesne ... received two carries (1 yard) and caught one pass (5 yards) at Harvard ... ran 15 times for 93 yards and one touchdown in 2012 spring game.
2010 (Freshman): Appeared in six games ... 11 carries and rushed for 38 yards ... ran for 15 yards on second carry (vs. Penn) ... caught three passes for 11 yards ... finished year with 49 all-purpose yards ... saw increased playing time later in season ... ran 16 times for 73 yards and a touchdown in JV game vs. Lycoming ... also caught two passes for 11 yards in that contest.
High School: Attended Christian High School in San Diego and graduated from there in 2009 ... spent post-graduate year at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania ... earned high school letters in football and track and field ... team offensive MVP at Christian High School ... first-team all-state small schools ... earned Inspirational Player and Walter Jones Awards ... team captain ... member of all-star team and All-East County Team ... Second Team All-San Diego Section ... First Team Coastal League.
Personal: Charles Joseph Thompson ... born Oct. 3, 1991 in San Diego, Calif ... son of Cheryl Scott ... has four siblings ... has two brothers, Keith Taylor (31) and Donavan Scott (13) ... has two sisters, Aisha Wallace (26) and Keisha Wallace (25) ... majoring in management.