- Interview

Tom suggests dropping the ‘BUCKET LIST’ for something even better.

What possessed a man close to retirement age to want to risk life and limb just to mark something off the old bucket list?  For Thompson, it was simply a matter of deciding that it is never to late to re-imagine what you want your life to be.

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In November 2009, Tom Thompson became the oldest person ever to play football in NCAA history.  Suiting up for the Austin College Kangaroos, the then 61 year old earned gridiron glory when he successfully kicked a PAT (point after touchdown) against Trinity University. But the big question was why did he do it?  

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More Than a Review - Video Interview

Watch Tom's video interview with Donna Fayen.  They discuss Tom's story, his books, and Tom meeting Elvis!

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On Faith's Edge - Podcast Interview


Joe Taylor interviews Tom about his career, his life, his books, and more. 

Visit On Faith's Edge's website. - Coverage of Tom's new Kindle book release - 4.24.18 covered the Kindle release of Tom's latest book, Get a Kick Out of Life.

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The Meeting House on Faith Radio - Interview - 12.7.17

Bob Crittenden interviews Tom about his life, faith, and latest book Get a Kick Out of Life.

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The Overcomers - Podcast Interview

Take a listen to Tom's interview with Sherri Wargin of The Overcomers podcast. Tom talks about his newest book, Get a Kick Out of Life

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Bill Martinez LIVE! - Radio Interview

Dr. Emmet C. (Tom) Thompson II, discussed his eagerly awaited new motivational book, Get a Kick Out of Life: Expect the Best of Your Body, Mind and Soul at Any Age, on the popular radio program, Bill Martinez Live!

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Tom was recently interviewed by  Tom was asked about his life, career, his writing, and how to inspire and be inspired.  Click the link below to read the full interview!

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The Overcomers - Podcast Interview

Tom Thompson was interviewed by Sherri Wargin of The Overcomers podcast. Learn more about The Overcomers at

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Coppell Gazette - Front Page Feature & Article

Tom Thompson was honored for his record-setting kick by receiving his very own name day.

Jan 12th is now Tom Thompson Day in Coppell, Texas.

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Cornerstone Television - Real Life - TV Interview

Live TV Appearance - Cornerstone Television Network's flagship program, Real Life. Tom will discuss his newest book, Kickstart

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On Faith's Edge - Podcast Interview

Faith, Goals and Poop?

Kick Start Author and NCAA Record Holder Tom Thompson | Episode 63

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The Meeting House - Radio Interview

Bill Martinez Live! - Radio Interview

The Shaun Tabatt Show - Podcast Interview

The Express with Gary Alan - Radio Interview

LeSea Broadcasting Network's flagship TV show The Harvest Show - TV Interview

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Tom Thompson to attend NRB 2016

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