Player Bio

Tom Compton
RT #76
Height:
6-5
Weight:
313
Age:
28
College:
South Dakota
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

G
9
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 69 13
2017 CHI 9 3
2016 ATL 16 0
2015 WAS 13 1
2014 WAS 16 9
2013 WAS 15 0
2012 WAS 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 ATL L 17-23
2 @TB L 7-29
3 PIT W 23-17
4 @GB L 14-35
5 MIN L 17-20
6 @BAL W 27-24
7 CAR W 17-3
8 @NO L 12-20
10 GB L 16-23
11 DET L 24-27
12 @PHI L 3-31
13 SF L 14-15
14 @CIN W 33-7

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 60 games (10 starts) in 4 seasons with the Washington Redskins (2013-15) and Atlanta Falcons (2016) ... helped the Falcons to finish top 5 in the league in total yards (2nd), first downs (2nd), passing yards (3rd) and rushing yards (5th) on the way to Super Bowl LI.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Redskins in the 6th round (193rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft ... released by the Redskins (8/31/12) ... added to Redskins practice squad (9/3/12) ... added to Redskins active roster (12/5/12) ... re-signed with the Redskins (2/27/15) ... declared free agent (3/9/16) ... signed by the Falcons (3/16/16) ... declared free agent (3/9/17) … signed by the Chicago Bears (3/12/17). SIGNED THROUGH 2017.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 regular season games as well wsa 3 postseason games for the Atlanta Falcons ... helped the Falcons to finish top 5 in the league in total yards (2nd), first downs (2nd), passing yards (3rd) and rushing yards (5th) on the way to Super Bowl LI. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS:  2015: Appeared in 13 games with 1 start as an extra tackle for the Washington Redskins ... appeared in first career post season game. 2014: Appeared in all 16 games with 9 starts at RT for the Washington Redskins.

2013: Appeared in 15 games for the Washington Redskins. 2012: Spent season on Washington Redskins practice squad.

COLLEGE: After redshirting in 2007, started all 43 games for South Dakota during his time with the Coyotes from 2008-11.

2011: Started all 11 games as a senior, including helping the Coyotes to a 30-17 upset of top-ranked defending champion Eastern Washington. 2010: Was named an All-Great West Conference first-team selection as a juinor, starting all 11 games at left tackle ... received USD's Most Valuable Lineman Award, helping the Coyotes average 150.9 rushing yards, 207.1 passing yards and 23.4 points per game. 2009: As a sophomore, was named All-Great West Conference honorable mention, starting all 10 games at right tackle for the Coyotes ... helped an offense that averaged 460 total yards (fourth in the nation), 202 rushing yards (11th in the nation) and 258 passing yards per game (16th in the nation). 2008: Started all 11 games at right tackle on offensive line that helped the Coyotes rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring offense, total offense and rushing offense.

PERSONAL: Attended Rosemount (Minn.) H.S., where he was a two-year starter on the offensive line ... led his high school team to section championship and a state semifinal berth.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 60 games (10 starts) in 4 seasons with the Washington Redskins (2013-15) and Atlanta Falcons (2016) ... helped the Falcons to finish top 5 in the league in total yards (2nd), first downs (2nd), passing yards (3rd) and rushing yards (5th) on the way to Super Bowl LI.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Redskins in the 6th round (193rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft ... released by the Redskins (8/31/12) ... added to Redskins practice squad (9/3/12) ... added to Redskins active roster (12/5/12) ... re-signed with the Redskins (2/27/15) ... declared free agent (3/9/16) ... signed by the Falcons (3/16/16) ... declared free agent (3/9/17) … signed by the Chicago Bears (3/12/17). SIGNED THROUGH 2017.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 regular season games as well wsa 3 postseason games for the Atlanta Falcons ... helped the Falcons to finish top 5 in the league in total yards (2nd), first downs (2nd), passing yards (3rd) and rushing yards (5th) on the way to Super Bowl LI. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS:  2015: Appeared in 13 games with 1 start as an extra tackle for the Washington Redskins ... appeared in first career post season game. 2014: Appeared in all 16 games with 9 starts at RT for the Washington Redskins.

2013: Appeared in 15 games for the Washington Redskins. 2012: Spent season on Washington Redskins practice squad.

COLLEGE: After redshirting in 2007, started all 43 games for South Dakota during his time with the Coyotes from 2008-11.

2011: Started all 11 games as a senior, including helping the Coyotes to a 30-17 upset of top-ranked defending champion Eastern Washington. 2010: Was named an All-Great West Conference first-team selection as a juinor, starting all 11 games at left tackle ... received USD's Most Valuable Lineman Award, helping the Coyotes average 150.9 rushing yards, 207.1 passing yards and 23.4 points per game. 2009: As a sophomore, was named All-Great West Conference honorable mention, starting all 10 games at right tackle for the Coyotes ... helped an offense that averaged 460 total yards (fourth in the nation), 202 rushing yards (11th in the nation) and 258 passing yards per game (16th in the nation). 2008: Started all 11 games at right tackle on offensive line that helped the Coyotes rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring offense, total offense and rushing offense.

PERSONAL: Attended Rosemount (Minn.) H.S., where he was a two-year starter on the offensive line ... led his high school team to section championship and a state semifinal berth.
 

Recent Articles

  • Compton eager for chance to compete

    Posted Mar 13, 2017

    After signing a one-year contract with the Bears, veteran tackle Tom Compton is eager to make the most of his opportunity and show that he can compete at a high level.

  • Bears add WR Wright, OT Compton

    Posted Mar 11, 2017

    The Bears on Saturday bolstered their offense by agreeing to terms with receiver Kendall Wright and tackle Tom Compton on one-year contracts.

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