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Arland Thompson

Born in Lockney Texas September 19, 1957, Thompson graduated from Plainview High School in 1976, where he played football and was All District and All Panhandle. In college he played for the Baylor Bears. During his professional football career he played for the Denver Broncos, the Green Bay Packers, the Baltimore Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs. Thomson turned scientist after his retirement from football in 1987.

Arland began his scientific career, even before retiring from the NFL by working for Lockheed Martin as a systems software engineer. Thompson received a degree in mathematics and computer science from Baylor University in 1980 and a Master of Science at the University of Colorado at Denver in 1994.

From 2004 to 2009, he was Chief Scientist for Advanced Technology Associates in Littleton, Colorado. Today, Thompson is a Senior Principal Engineer and Flight Dynamics Lead for GPS ground system for Raytheon.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event

Arland Thompson on Facebook

Texas Football History County by County

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What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

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