Mykkele Thompson (born April 22, 1993) is an Italian American football cornerback who is currently signed to the Canadian Football League Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at Texas.
John Paul Stevens High School in San Antonio, Texas.
Thompson played at
Texas from 2011 to 2014.
New York Giants
Thompson was drafted by the
New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. On August 14, 2015, Thompson tore his Achilles tendon during the preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. On the following day, Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin confirmed the injury and announced Thompson would miss the rest of the season.  
On September 20, 2016, Thompson was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.
On August 10, 2017, Thompson was waived/injured by the Giants and placed on injured reserve.
He was released on September 5, 2017.  
New Orleans Saints
On December 29, 2017, Thompson was signed to the
New Orleans Saints' practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints on January 16, 2018.  He was waived on May 31, 2018.  
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
On February 1, 2019 it was announced that Thompson signed with
Winnipeg Blue Bombers. 
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