Kansas City Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson (25) during a 29-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter of an NFL preseason game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs on August 10, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Kansas City Chiefs listed former Utah State running back Cheap Darwin Thompson Jersey as “inactive” for Super Bowl LV.
The Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, February 7.
About 90 minutes before kick-off, Kansas City announced that Thompson was one of the team’s seven inactive players for the championship game.
Here are the Chiefs’ inactives for Super Bowl LV:
— Matt McMullen (@KCChiefs_Matt) February 7, 2021
This season, Thompson carried the ball 27 times for 97 yards and one touchdown.
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In addition to running the ball, the former USU standout had seven catches for 65 yards and a touchdown.
The second-year running back played in 14 games for Kansas City in 2020.
Prior to his time in the NFL, Thompson starred at running back in Logan, Utah.
Good luck to @DTRAINN5 in the Super Bowl tonight!
Aggie Nation is cheering you on🐂🏈#SuperBowl | #AggiesAllTheWay pic.twitter.com/VkNHs1JfPw
— USU Football (@USUFootball) February 7, 2021
During the 2018 Utah State season, Thompson’s only year with the Aggies, he ran the ball 153 times for 1,044 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Super Bowl LV between the Chiefs and Buccaneers is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday, February 7 at 4:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS.