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Trent Thompson signs a deal with Cleveland

Trent Thompson (Source: WALB) Trent Thompson (Source: WALB)
Trent Thompson in High School (Source: WALB) Trent Thompson in High School (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany native Trent Thompson didn't end up being selected in the 2018 NFL draft, but he has a deal with an NFL team anyway.

Thompson agreed Saturday night to a deal with the Cleveland Browns, as a free agent, as reported by Pro Football Talk. There is also a Browns’ logo on Thompson’s Instagram page.

He joins Superstar tailback Nick Chubb, his teammate at UGA, who was drafted the first running back in the draft, by the Browns.

Thompson, a three-year University of Georgia defensive tackle chose to forgo his senior season and had a very ambiguous draft stock.

Draft grades ranged anywhere from 2nd to 5th round.

Thompson's three seasons at UGA came with a Liberty Bowl MVP, Rose Bowl victory and National Championship appearance.

He was billed as the No. 1 overall recruit coming out of Westover High School in 2014.

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