John Thompson resigns as Texas State defensive coordinator

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8/8/15 7:32:56 PM -- San Marcos, TX, U.S.A  -- Texas State University Bobcats defensive coordinator John Thompson during fall football practice. --  Photo by Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports Images, Gannett ORG XMIT:  US 133529 Texas State 8/8/2015 [Via MerlinFTP Drop]

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John Thompson has resigned as Texas State's defensive coordinator, sources told FootballScoop Sunday evening. Sources also indicated the move was Thompson's call.

A highly-regarded coaching veteran, Thompson arrived in San Marcos from Arkansas State in 2014; he also holds coordinator experience at Ole Miss, Florida, Arkansas, South Carolina, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Southern Miss, and Northwestern State along with a two-year stint at East Carolina's head coach.

Texas State is off to a 1-3 start this season after falling 59-14 to Houston on Saturday.

There is no word yet on who will replace Thompson as Texas State's defensive coordinator. Stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.