July 22, 2007

JUCO DT updates his status

Defensive tackle Justin Thompson gave a verbal commitment to Miami back in April but has remained open to several other top programs that are still recruiting him. He has official visits to LSU and Ohio State planned for October and those trips could change things in a heartbeat.

"I'd say it's about 50-50 at this point," Thompson said in regard to the likelihood that he will sign a letter of intent with Miami. "There's a good chance I'll end up there but there's also a good chance I could go somewhere else. LSU and Ohio State are probably the top two schools I like outside of Miami, but there are others like Florida and Tennessee that are still in there. I'm looking at some schools closer to where I'm at, like Oregon, Oregon State and Cal too. Location's not going to be a big thing for me, but I'm keeping an eye on those schools."

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