Just hours later, the 2015 Orange (Tex.) West Orange-Stark standout could not leave the event as a undeclared prospect.
Thompson committed to Nick Saban, becoming the Crimson Tide's first pledge in the class of 2015.
A 6-foot-2, 180-pound two-way standout, the sophomore has the chance to play wide receiver or defensive back at the next level. Early indication is that he may project best on defense.
FOXSportsNEXT.com and BamaMag.com will have much more on this developing story.