"Tennessee said that I'm atop their recruiting board for 2012," said Thompson. "They're talking about offering me. That's the only thing new for me [since June]."
He camped at Cal last month with his Grant teammates and numerous other top high school prospects. "The camp was good," said Thompson. "We got a chance to work with [DB] Coach [Al] Simmons. He taught us some new footwork that they use in college. We came back [to Grant] did that, and it made me a better corner."
Thompson competed with Team NorCal last Friday at the Passing Down Elite 7-on-7 Challenge. It was his first experience in a mixed elite 7-on7 tournament.
"The competition is good playing all the talent at quarterback, wide receiver, and cornerback from California," said Thompson.
One of the good players he opposed was Fresno (Calif.) Central cornerback Tee Shepard. Thompson met the fellow elite 2012 prospect at Cal's camp in June. "He's one of the best corners I've went against," said Thompson. "He's great competition; we'll be seeing each other soon.
Thompson says the Bears, UCLA, Tennessee are this top three. He also has an offer from UNLV.
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