Macon Graduate Thompson Got To Watch His Son Quarterback The Dolphins In The NFL Playoffs

A 1987 Macon High School graduate got the experience of a lifetime for a dad. Brad Thompson was at Ralph Wilson Stadium to watch his son, Skylar, quarterback the Miami Dolphins against the Buffalo Bills in a Wild Card playoff game on Sunday. Thompson described the moment as surreal…..

CBS cameras caught Brad Thompson a number of times. Thompson told a funny story on how he learned he was on TV….

Skylar Thompson was a little kid when Brad was a coach and administrator in the Palmyra school district. Thompson then took a principal’s job in the Fort Osage district in Independence. Brad said previous experiences helped prepare Skylar for the NFL playoff moment….

Brad was a KRES All-Star when he played at Macon High School for his dad, John. John played on Cotton Fitzsimmon’s 1967 National Champion Moberly Greyhounds team….

Brad Thompson said he was able to get to four NFL games this season to watch the Dolphins and Skylar. He also has a younger son that is playing at Fort Osage. You can hear the full interview on Magic City Sports Talk at 9:32 on KWIX and