The New York Jets announced Saturday that they have signed safety Jamie Thompson to the active roster from the practice squad. The announcement was made by Jetsâ€™ General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Thompson, 6-0, 192, was originally signed by the Jets on May 13, 2006 as an undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma State. He was waived Sept. 2 and signed to the practice squad Sept. 3. He started the final game of the preseason, recording two tackles.
Thompson was a three-year letterwinner for Oklahoma State. He finished his collegiate career with 181 tackles, eight-and-a-half sacks and two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown.