TE/DL Prospect from the Low Country

No question the Tigers have loaded up at the TE position over the last two years. Blue Chip prospects like Ben Hall and Todd McClinton have created a log jam with Morgan Woodward for playing time. This prospect from South Carolina's low country may have the ability to create more controversy at the TE position, but only if he chooses the Tigers on signing day.

Moe Thompson (6-4, 258, 4.8) is a highly recruited student-athlete out of Stratford High School in Goose Creek, South Carolina. He is being touted as another Blue Chip TE/DL prospect and has all of the major schools in the southeast breathing down his door.

He is currently ranked as the #19 football player in the of South Carolina and the #1 TE prospect by SCPrepFootball.com. Not all of the experts have jumped on the Moe Thompson bandwagon just yet, but its only a matter of time until he gets his due recognition.

Moe is referred by many experts as a big, strong, and athletic football player that is very physical. He has great hands and always seems to find the open zones in the secondary. He is a great drive-blocker and tends to push people around all over the football field. As a defensive lineman, Moe is great at getting his hands up to knock down a pass or two, and he usually keeps his focus on rushing the quarterback.

He currently has offers from Clemson, South Carolina, and North Carolina with other schools like Georgia, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Michigan all hot on the trail.

Recently Moe was asked who is current leader was and he indicated that North Carolina was his top choice with Clemson and South Carolina close behind.

Moe is another player that comes from a very successful program at Stratford High School, as the Knights finished as region champs last season and made a decent run in the 4-A playoffs. He also is an all-region basketball player, averaging close to 16 points and 10 boards a game. Basketball has only helped his quickness on the football field.

Moe Thompson is a student-athlete that is just beginning to get his recognition, and with another fine season he'll have plenty of offers mounting up this winter. Sources close to Moe seem to think there is a good chance he could go to North Carolina, but I wouldn't count out the Tigers just yet. Tommy Bowden and company would love to get this kid in a Clemson uniform, and they'll be on him hard come this winter.

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