Darian Thompson
Darian  Thompson

RS Senior

Lancaster, Calif.

High School:
Paraclete HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 212


Health Science


Boise State Headlines MW Predictions, Preseason Team

The Broncos received 28 of the 30 first-place votes in the Mountain Division.


Thompson Named To Walter Camp Watch List

Thompson is one of two MW selections to prestigious list


Bronco Quartet On Lombardi Award Watch List

Correa, Henry, Odhiambo and Vallejo all selected


Four More Broncos Named to Watch Lists

In all, five Broncos have garnered eight preseason mentions on national watch lists thus far.


Boise State defeats Wyoming 63-14

Jay Ajayi scores three touchdowns to lead the Broncos


Darian Thompson talks about his development

Sophomore defensive back Darian Thompson talks about playing as a freshman and how he is preparing for his sophomore year.


Football: Boise State vs Wyoming

Boise State football hosted Wyoming Oct. 24, 2015, at Albertsons Stadium.


Football: Boise State vs Hawai'i

Boise State football hosted Hawai'i Oct. 3, 2015, at Albertsons Stadium.


Football vs Idaho State

Boise State football hosted Idaho State Sept. 18, 2015, at Albertsons Stadium.


Boise State 16, Washington 13

No. 23 Boise State opens the 2015 season with a 16-13 win over the Washington Huskies


Football vs. Brigham Young

NCAA Football: Brigham Young at Boise State (USATSI)

  • Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist (2015)
  • Walter Camp Player of the Year Preseason Watch List (2015)
  • Chuck Bednarik Award Preseason Watch List (2015)
  • Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List (2015)
  • CBSSports.com All-America Second Team (2014)
  • All-Mountain West First Team (2014)

    RS SENIOR (2015): Became the Mountain West's all-time interceptions leader (19), passing Eric Weddle, with a fourth-quarter interception at UNLV...sits third on Boise State's all-time list...intercepted a pass and had four tackles (three solo) against Washington (Sept. 4)...interception was 15th of his career, moving him into a tie for fourth on Boise State's all-time list...made five tackles (three solo) at BYU (Sept. 12)...had a tackle-for-loss among his five tackles (three solo) against Idaho State (Sept. 18)...made his third interception of the season at Virginia and returned it 19 yards, also made five tackles (three solo) and shared a tackle-for-loss (Sept. 25)...grabbed his 17th-career interception, broke up two passes and led the team with six tackles (five solo) against Hawai'i (Oct. 3)...picked off his fourth pass of the season, and Mountain West all-time best 18th of his career, and forced a fumble at Colorado State (Oct. 10)...led the Broncos with 12 tackles (two solo), including 1.5 TFL, at Utah State (Oct. 16)...paced the team with seven tackles (five solo) including a sack against Wyoming (Oct. 24)...along with his Mountain West record-breaking interception at UNLV, made four solo tackles, with two of them going for loss (Oct. 31)...led the team with 10 tackles (five solo) and had 1.5 tackles-for-loss and a forced fumble against New Mexico (Nov. 14).

    RS JUNIOR (2014): Named to CBSSports.com All-America Second Team and to All-Mountain West First Team...appeared in and started 13 games...his seven interceptions tied for third in the nation and tied atop the Mountain West...second on the team and led the Bronco secondary with 71 tackles (50 solo)...returned one of his interceptions 36 yards for a touchdown (at Wyoming, Nov. 22) and has made 5.0 tackles-for-loss...intercepted a pass and made two solo tackles (one for loss) in season opener against Ole Miss (Aug. 28)...made his second interception in as many games against Colorado State (Sept. 6), also made five tackles (four solo) including one for loss...had six tackles (two solo) in win at Connecticut (Sept. 13)...made five solo tackles in win over Louisiana (Sept. 20)...picked off two passes, returning one for 15 yards, and shared a tackle for loss among his six tackles (five solo) at Nevada (Oct. 4)...broke up a pass and made a tackle for loss against Fresno State (Oct. 17)...made his team-leading fifth interception of the season as well as seven tackles (four solo), including sharing one for a loss, in win over BYU (Oct. 24)...led the team with nine tackles (six solo) at New Mexico (Nov. 8)...matched career high with 10 tackles (seven solo) in win over San Diego State (Nov. 15)...made his team-leading sixth interception of the year and returned it 36 yards for a touchdown at Wyoming (Nov. 22)...picked off his seventh pass of the season, and the 14th of his career, in win over Utah State (Nov. 29)...made 10 tackles (six solo) in Fiesta Bowl win over No. 10 Arizona (Dec. 31).

    RS SOPHOMORE (2013): Started each of the Broncos' 13 games...ranked fourth on the team with 63 tackles (34 solo), including 1.5 for-loss...hauled on four interceptions, ranking tied for second on the team and tied for 39th-nationally...season-high 10 tackles (four solo) against BYU (Oct. 25)...multiple tackles in 12 games, and had five-or-more in seven games...forced a fumble against Wyoming (Nov. 16)...broke up a pass against New Mexico (Nov. 30)...served as a Game Captain against UT Martin (Sept. 7) and BYU (Oct. 25).

    RS FRESHMAN (2012): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games during his debut season, including starts in each of the final six...registered 43 tackles (28 solo), ranking eighth on the team...recorded three interceptions, tied for the second-most on the team...career-high nine tackles (three solo) against Washington in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas (Dec. 22)...recovered a fumble against Michigan State (Aug. 31)...three pass break-ups on the season.

    FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirt season.

    Named All-CIF and All-Valley Defensive Most Valuable Player in 2010...also voted All-CIF, all-valley and all-league at defensive back as a senior...finished 2010 with 74 tackles (35 solo), seven interceptions, eight knockdowns and two interception returns for touchdown...also caught 52 passes for 953 yards and 13 touchdowns at wide receiver, all school single-season records...returned seven punts for 179 yards and five kickoffs for 94 yards...finished junior season with 40 tackles, four interceptions and four pass deflections, garnering second-team all-league accolades...also caught 12 passes for 205 yards as a junior...recorded 38 tackles, four pass break-ups and one interception as a sophomore...earned two varsity letters in baseball...high school coach was Norm Dahlia.



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