Georgia’s Trent Thompson named Maxwell Football Club’s National HS Player of the Year

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by Jeff Fisher

The honors keep rolling-in for Westover High School‘s Trent Thompson, who Wednesday was named as the Maxwell Football Club‘s National Player of the Year.

Thompson, who is 6-4, 305 pounds, was named as USA Today’s Defensive Player of the Year in December.  He’s also been named to just about every possible high school All-American team.  Last season, despite being double-and-triple teamed recorded 84 tackles.

Thompson has given his verbal commitment to the University of Georgia.


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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.