January 17, 2010

Three-star DT makes the call

Three-star defensive tackle Fred Thompson (6-4, 290, 5.1) from Oakland (Calif.) Tech quickly climbed up the recruiting charts based on an outstanding senior season. Thompson had offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, Washington and Washington State. He made up his decision where he will play his college football.

Thompson went on his official visit to Oregon State this weekend and that's all it took as the fast rising prospect committed to Beavers.

"One thing I really liked about Oregon State was the social environment around campus," Thompson said. "A big plus, like Ryan (Ryan Murphy) said is the coaching staff is awesome.

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