|Born:||October 10, 1946|
Greenville, South Carolina
|NFL Draft:||1969 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61|
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William Allen Thompson (born October 10, 1946) is a former American football cornerback and safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Maryland State College and was inducted into the Hawk Hall of Fame in 1984.
Thompson was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame in 1987.
Thompson played his entire 13-year career for the Denver Broncos from 1969-1981. During his career he was selected to the three Pro Bowls in 1977, 1978, and 1981 and was an All-Pro selection in 1977. He is currently third on the Broncos all-time list for games started with 179, tenth in games played with 179, and holds the club record for interception return yards at 784.