Posted On: 04/26/21 9:43 AM

The 2020 football season was a strange endeavor to say the least.  No state tournament and many teams playing a limited schedule.  Here is a list of players who had a good year in 2020 that could have an even bigger impact on offense in 2021.  

2022 WR Matt Thompson 6’8” 200 (Hancock) 

Thompson broke out in 2020 with 8 touchdowns and 304 yards on 16 receptions.  With half of his receptions in 2020 finding the end zone, Thompson will be Owl’s go-to reviver near the goal line in 2021.  With the departure of the Owl’s 2020 leading receiver Brandon Kellenberger to Concordia College –Moorhead, Thompson could be the Owl’s main receiving target in 2021.  The down side, Thompson will have to share touches with teammate and fellow 2022 prospect Luke Joos. 

At 6’8” Thompson is a big target with soft hands.  He has positive speed and quickness for his size with good jumping abilities.  Look for the Owl’s to get Thompson the ball in space and let him use his size and athleticism to gain some YAC.  With his size Thompson is not only a great receiving target he is a

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