Skip to main content Skip to footer
31
Johnny Thompson
Johnny  Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Ala.

High School:
Jacksonville

Last College:
Southern Union CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
11/27/1984

Experience:
1L

B-T:
R-R

2006 Appeared in a team-high 28 games, all in relief, and led the AU pitching staff with a 2.95 ERA ... Went 1-1 with two saves, throwing 39.2 IP ... Recorded three holds on the season ... Retired 21 of 28 first-batters faced ... Opponent batting average of .212 was also the lowest on staff ... Held SEC opponents to a .210 batting average in 18.2 IP ... Righthanded hitters hit just .133 (12-for-90) against him ... Earned his first win for Auburn in 3.0 innings of scoreless relief work on 2/28 vs. Davidson ... Did not allow a run of any kind in his first six outings of the season (9.2 IP) ... Did not allow a HR in his first 21 appearances (28.0 IP) ... Recorded at least one K in 19 out of 28 appearances ... Earned first career save with 1.0 IP allowing just one H against Samford (3/21).

JUNIOR COLLEGE Played for two years at Southern Union Community College under Joe Jordan ... 2005 AJCCC Central League Co-Player of the Year ... Two-Time NJCAA All-Southeastern District, All-Region XXII and All-AJCCC Conference selection ... Went 11-0 in 2005 with an ERA of 1.70 in 84.2 IP ... K'd 81 while walking just 39 ... Was 8-1 as a freshman with an ERA of 2.63 ... Struckout 58 in his first season at SUCC ... SUCC Most Valuable Pitcher as both a freshman and sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL Played four years for Rusty Burroughs at Jacksonville High School ... As a senior, he earned a place in the Alabama High School Athletic Association baseball record book with an all-time career strikeout record of 302 putting him eighth in state history ... Selected First-Team All-State Pitcher ... Compiled a 9-3 record with a 1.20 ERA ... Helped lead his team to the fourth round of the Alabama State Playoffs ... Hit .426 with four home runs, two triples, five doubles and 28 RBI as a senior ... Struckout 112 batters in 73 innings as a junior ... Twice struckout a career-high 17 batters in a 7-inning game ... Selected to the Alabama North-South All-Star Team.

PERSONAL Johnny Warren Thompson, Jr. ... Son of Major (Ret.) Johnny and Melissa Thompson ... Has two brothers: Bob (20) and Joey (14) ... Major: Psychology.

Buy Tickets

BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE!

Aubtix.com is your home for buying tickets to Auburn athletic events.

Auburn Store

GET AUBURN GEAR NOW!

Shop for your favorite summer items at the Auburn Tigers Official Online Store.

Tigers Unlimited, Join Today! Click for more information