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USFL Spotlight: Gamblers RB Mark Thompson, Rising Star in USFL, Second Chance At Football

Houston Gamblers running back Mark Thompson is a player to watch during the 2023 USFL season. A powerful presence on the field, Thompson has been making a name for himself in professional football. With the 2023 season around the corner, we take a closer look at Thompson’s journey in the sport, from college to the USFL, and the challenges he has faced along the way.

Thompson’s collegiate career took place at the University of Florida, where he played for the Gators from 2016 to 2018. During his time at Florida, Thompson displayed his potential as a strong running back, earning a total of 596 rushing yards and 5 rushing touchdowns. His college years, however, were not without their challenges. Off the field, Thompson faced a series of legal issues, including a marijuana possession charge and trespassing charge. These incidents were eventually resolved, allowing Thompson to focus on his football career.

In the 2022 USFL Draft, Thompson was selected in the 28th round by the Houston Gamblers. During the 2022 USFL season, Thompson made a significant impact on the team, accumulating 465 rushing yards, 114 attempts, and 2 touchdowns. He also contributed as a receiver with 40 receiving yards, and 2 touchdowns. His performance during the season demonstrated his ability to overcome adversity and thrive as a professional athlete.

As Thompson gears up for the 2023 USFL season, he is focused on improving his skills and making a lasting impact on the field. His journey from college to the USFL has been marked by both triumph and tribulation, but with his undeniable talent and determination, Thompson is poised to make a lasting mark on the Houston Gamblers and the USFL as a whole.

Keep an eye on Mark Thompson as he continues to grow and evolve as a professional athlete. With his combination of talent and determination, the sky is the limit for this Houston Gamblers running back in the 2023 USFL season.

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