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Leroy Thompson     

Born: January 23, 1971
Hometown: Camden, NJ
6' 2", 270
College: Delaware

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DSU's Thompson calls it a career in Arena Football
The News Journal
Thompson, an All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player for the Hornets in the early 1990s, recently retired after 13 seasons in the Arena Football League. He spent the first nine seasons with the Albany (later Indiana) Firebirds, one season with the New Orleans VooDoo and the last three with the Columbus Destroyers.

Columbus Destroyers linebacker Leroy Thompson to retire after 13-year career
Columbus Destroyers Press Release
Columbus Destroyers linebacker Leroy Thompson announced his retirement from the Arena Football League effective at the end of the 2008 regular season. The 13-year veteran is one of only six players who have rushed for over 1,000 career yards in the 21-plus year history of the League.

Defense digs in; losing streak ends
Columbus Dispatch
All year, Columbus' defense has had trouble forcing turnovers. Leading by a point late in the third quarter last night against the New York Dragons, the Destroyers had a golden opportunity to recover a fumble.

Arena football: Destroyers return to a desperate situation
Columbus Dispatch
When last seen, the Destroyers had been whipped on national television and admonished by their coach to find some heart when they returned from a bye week.

Destroyers hope to make stand against 7-0 Soul
Columbus Dispatch
With three surprising playoff victories last summer, the Destroyers changed their reputation.

Storm Come Up Short Vs. Columbus
Tampa Tribune
With two minutes left and Tampa Bay on the verge of regaining the lead, Coggins tipped a pass in the end zone by Storm quarterback Brett Dietz. Neal caught the deflection for the game's only turnover.

Ex-Glassboro star enjoying new LB role in Cleveland
Gloucester County Times -
Cleveland is famous for its bleak winters, full of lake-effect snow, gray skies and bone-chilling temperatures.

Thompson is gunning for second AFL championship
The Gloucester County Times
Leroy Thompson has taken his 1999 Arena Football championship ring with him on every road trip his Columbus Destroyers made during the playoffs, giving his teammates an idea of what they've been playing for.