DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers have signed wide receiver Carrington Thompson,defensive lineman Schnayder Termidor and defensive back Jamal Marshall to the 2020 roster, Head Coach Ameer Ismail announced today.
Thompson (6'3, 185, Western Michigan) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his first season with the team and the Indoor Football League (IFL). Collegiately, Thompson began his career at Northwood University where he spent two seasons. During his time with the Timberwolves, Thompson appeared in 20 games and collected 89 receptions for 1,210 yards, and 10 touchdowns. Thompson transferred to Western Michigan University for his final two seasons appearing in a total of 26 games and collecting 50 receptions for 726 yards and 8 touchdowns.
No stranger to the indoor game, Thompson has spent the past two seasons with the West Michigan Ironmen earning Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2018.
"Carrington is an elite wide receiver that runs great routes, catches everything thrown his way, and even has the ability to play DB," said Coach Ismail. "Look for him to be a go to guy for us offensively."
Termidor (6-3, 220, Ithaca College) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Collegiately, Termidor played at Ithaca College for three years and was a key contributor to their nationally ranked defense that ranked 31st in the NCAA in run defense (103.5 yards per game) and 39th in total defense (313 yards per game). During his senior season, Termidor appeared in 9 games where he collected 59 tackles, two sacks, three pass breakups, and one fumble recovery and earned an invitation to the New York Giants rookie minicamp.
"Schnayder is a quick and explosive defensive end that has the ability to be an elite pass rusher and defensive player for us," said Coach Ismail. "He plays with a relentless pursuit to the football and is very coachable. I look forward to working with him."
Marshall (6-3, 203, North Texas) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League. Collegiately, Marshall attended the University of North Texas where he began his career as a true freshman cornerback, playing mostly on special teams. After his freshman season, Marshall moved to outside linebacker, appearing in 12 games during his sophomore season. Marshall had his breakout year as a junior, seeing action in all 12 games and collecting 54 total tackles including 36 solo and 7.5 tackles for loss before returning to cornerback for his final season. A multi-sport athlete, Marshall also ran track for the Mean Green.
Following his collegiate career, Marshall attended the Seattle Seahawks rookie mini-camp in 2016 and most recently received an opportunity with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL just last season.
"Jamal is a very tall and fast athlete that has experience as both a defensive back and a wide receiver," said Coach Ismail. "Look for him to be an impact no matter where he plays."