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Damien Thigpen | Running Back

Team: UCLA Bruins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 178

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UCLA RB Damien Thigpen and DB Brandon Sermons each showed enough at UCLA's pro day to be "considered for priority free-agent pickups following the draft," writes NFL.com's Gil Brandt.
The undersized Thigpen (5-foot-7 7/8, 180 pounds) posted forty times of 4.43 and 4.47 seconds. He also collected a 29-inch vertical, 4.17-second short shuttle, 7.05-second three-cone and 16 bench press lifts. Sermons, meanwhile, posted 4.43 and 4.44 second forties. The 5-foot-11 1/4, 181-pounder also did a 33-inch vertical jump and a 9-10 broad jump. Mar 15 - 4:43 PM
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UCLA senior RB Damien Thigpen plans on returning to game action on October 3 against Utah.

Thigpen has been out since last November while recovering form a knee injury. Junior Jordan James has taken the lead role in a crowded backfield, but the Bruins won't complain about depth at the position after losing Johnathan Franklin to the NFL last April.
Source: LA Times
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 10:59:00 AM

UCLA backup junior RB Damien Thigpen will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL.

Running behind senior Johnathan Franklin, Thigpen has rushed for 262 yards and two touchdowns on 50 carries. He also has accounted for 211 receiving yards on 18 receptions and two touchdowns. The Bruins face Satnford on Saturday.
Mon, Nov 19, 2012 12:22:00 PM