February 17, 2013

Thompson goes on the record

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CINCINNATI - The Buckeyes recently offered Lombard (Ill.) Montini defensive lineman Dylan Thompson but he was a bit of an unknown to many Ohio State fans. On Sunday we had a chance to check out the 6-foot-5, 270 pound prospect out of the same high school as former Buckeye Garrett Goebel and had a chance to speak with him after the Core 6 event in Cincinnati.

Thompson currently holds offers from three schools with Ohio State, Illinois and Indiana all on board with the class of 2014 star but it is pretty obvious that more schools will be getting in line with offers for this talented player from the state of Illinois.

Ohio State is the most recent offer for Thompson and it was hard for him to hold back his excitement about the recent offer especially after he admits who he patterns his game after. On Sunday it seemed pretty obvious that the Buckeyes are right in the thick of things and that an upcoming visit to Ohio State could go along way in helping the Bucks land the verbal commit of this rising star.

One other thing that is very evident is that Thompson is not shy when the cameras are turned on so you are not going to want to miss his comments as he talks about his day at the Core 6 event and how his recruitment is going and what he is looking for in a school.


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