A second-year defensive back prospect, Tompkins earned playing time on coverage units during team's 4-0 start... Progress was slowed by knee injury at Ole Miss... Contributed two tackles on special teams.
High School Three-year starter at CB... Played RB as senior... Earned three football letters and four track letters... Two-time All-Midstate hurdler... Won state meet in 100-meter hurdles, finished second in decathlon... P.M. Estes Award and Francis E. Carter Award recipient... President of Special Olympics, Interact Rotary and Service clubs on campus.
Personal Christopher Rich Tompkins... Son of Amy Rich and Tommy Tompkins... Born Nov. 15, 1988... Dad is an orthopedic surgeon, mom is a second grade teacher at The Ensworth School... One of five siblings (brother, sister, step brother, step sister)... Brother is a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Marine Corps... Double majoring in psychology and human and organizational development... Enjoys being outdoors, fishing and being with family.