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Former No. 1 Recruit Has Been Cut By His NFL Team

A Cleveland Browns helmet sitting on the field.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: A Cleveland Browns helmet rests on the field prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

A former top recruit is currently searching for a new NFL home.

Trenton Thompson, a top recruit coming out of high school in 2015, has been released by the Cleveland Browns, who signed him as an undrafted free agent this past spring.

Cleveland announced the roster moves today.

Thompson was named the National Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in high school and was a consensus All-American.

The five-star recruit chose Georgia over a handful of major programs. He had a scholarship offer from basically every school in the country.

Thompson left Georgia after his junior season. He went undrafted.