The 2021 season is the second at Vanderbilt for Caden Thomson, a former student and graduate assistant at Louisiana Tech.
As an offensive graduate assistant at Louisiana Tech, Thomson worked with slot receivers, tight ends and fullbacks. The Bulldogs went 10-3 in 2019, capping the season with a 14-0 victory over Miami (Fla.) in the Independence Bowl.
From 2016-18, Thomson served as a volunteer student assistant at Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs captured four consecutive bowl victories with Thomson contributing to the staff.
Thomson lettered as a receiver and quarterback at Hallsville High School in east Texas. He also lettered as a pitcher on the Hallsville baseball team.
In 2018, Thomson earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Louisiana Tech. He is working toward a master’s degree in leadership and organizational performance from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.