February 6, 2011

Thompson close to new offers?

Warminster (Pa.) Archbishop Wood Catholic junior tight end Colin Thompson is quickly becoming one of the region's most sought after recruits from the Class of 2012.

Thompson's offer list is growing and he's starting to plan more visits.

"I'm heading to Notre Dame at the end of the month for their junior day," Thompson explained. "I'm looking forward to that. I'm trying to learn a little more about them. Coach (Charley) Molnar came down to visit our school and now four of us are going to visit."

Frank Taylor and Desmon Peoples are among the other prospects from Archbishop Wood that will be visiting Notre Dame at the end of February.

Not long ago Thompson visited Florida. That trip went very well.

"First off it's warm and that's great," he laughed. "I met coach (Charlie) Weis and coach Urban Meyer, who's an adviser there. Coach (Will) Muschamp and those guys are a great coaching staff. I enjoyed my trip there."

South Carolina, Wisconsin and Cincinnati recently joined BC, Rutgers and Pitt as schools that have verbally offered Thompson.

"I think Michigan State and Florida will be offering soon," the 6-foot-5, 255-pound tight end added.

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