Chris Thompson (Christopher J. Thompson) was born on May 19, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After going to high school at Holy Cross (LA), Thompson attended Nicholls State University. Thompson made his professional debut in the NFL in 2005 with the Chicago Bears. He played for the Chicago Bears for his entire 1 year NFL career. Traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from the Edmonton Eskimos for WR Brock Ralph on Feb. 13 2008.