Recruiting is a fickle beast.
Josh Thompson, a talented cornerback out of Nacogdoches High School, originally gave a verbal commit to TCU on June 12th of this year. After sticking hard with the Frogs for several weeks, Thompson, who grew up a Longhorn fan, attended camp in Austin and was offered a day later. Just a few short days after that, he announced his de-commitment from TCU and subsequent flip to the University of Texas.
Once Again This Is My Decision.. Thanks To Everyone Who Is With Me. pic.twitter.com/xZ4o3zezTS— Josh Thompson ⁶ (@given__talent) July 27, 2016
But, now according to Josh Harvey of Scout, he will be taking an official visit to Fort Worth this Saturday for the Frogs’ Homecoming matchup with Iowa State.
A big time official visit for #TCU this wknd. Already a Big 12 commit #GoFrogs https://t.co/KJTxyR6Off— Horned Frog Insider (@TCUonScout) September 13, 2016
At 6’0” tall and 182 pounds, Thompson has good size and excellent speed at a position that has struggled so far in 2016 for Gary Patterson’s defense. A top 100 recruit nationally at his position and in the state of Texas as a whole, Thompson was the second corner to commit to Charlie Strong and the Horns, joining good friend Kobe Boyce in the class of 2017. But his impending visit to campus calls certainly gives hope to Frog Fans who would love to see the talented defender in purple a season from now.
A three star prospect when he was offered, Thompson has started his senior year with a bang for the Dragons, earning him a fourth star. Playing on offense, defense, and special teams, the CB/WR/Punt Returner is off to a great start for the Dragons in this, his final season of high school football. Check out his early season highlights:
TCU will also be hosting two class of 2017 verbals, QB Shawn Robinson of DeSoto and offensive lineman Wes Harris of Aledo Saturday. The three listed visitors bring a ton of star power to the opening game of the Big 12 season for the Frogs.