Cardinals rookie safety Deionte Thompson ready for the heat

The Arizona Republic
Cardinals rookie safety Deionte Thompson ready for the heat
Cardinals rookie safety Deionte Thompson ready for the heat

If Deionte Thompson is anything, he's consistent. He's lived in consistently hot places, and Arizona is simply the next chapter. "I gotta see what type of heat this is, because the heat in Texas is hot, the heat in Alabama is hot. So I just keep going to all the hot places," he said. "I'm just glad I didn't go nowhere cold. I hate the cold. Glad I didn't go nowhere cold, so thank you, God. Thank you." Thompson, a fifth-round draft pick out of Alabama, is jovial and candid, but ready to make an impact on defense. At Alabama, he played under legendary coach Nick Saban, who certainly left an impression as he pushed Thompson in ways that would prepare him for the next level. "Well I can tell you,

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