Clemson Still has a Shot with Thompson

James Thompson watched the Tigers impressive victory over the Seminoles last Saturday night on television. Did the Tigers performance improve their chances? "Yes it did," stated the superstar lineman. Find out more on the 6-5, 310 pound superstar from Sumter in this recruiting Q&A.

OL James Thompson
6-5, 310, 4.95
Sumter High School
Sumter, South Carolina

What are your thoughts on the Tigers victory over the 3rd ranked Seminoles?
Thompson: I was kind of surprised. I thought FSU would have played better. Clemson played great.

Did the Tigers performance improve their chances of getting your commitment?
Thompson: Yes it did. They played real well. The offensive line played real well.

Who are your current favorites?
Thompson: South Carolina, North Carolina State and Clemson are my favorites right now.

Have you set any of your official visits?
Thompson: No, not yet.

Where do you plan to go for your official visits?
Thompson: I will take official visits to North Carolina, North Carolina State and Clemson.

Will you take an official visit to South Carolina?
Thompson: Probably not. I can visit them any time.

How did you team do last week?
Thompson: We won our first round playoff game 42-14.

When is the last time you heard from the Clemson coaching staff?
Thompson: I got a call from Coach Swinney last week.

What factors will you consider when deciding where to play next season?
Thompson: I will look at playing time. I will also look at the coaching staff.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding offensive lineman from South Carolina, right up through signing day 2004. Top Stories