Thompson Talks Vandy

2014 Montini (Ill.) defensive lineman Dylan Thompson has been seeing the offers start to roll in, check out what he had to say about his latest offer from Vanderbilt.

There is plenty of excitement surrounding Montini (Ill.) 2014 defensive lineman Dylan Thompson.

Thompson has offers from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State and now Vanderbilt.

"I am very surprised and very happy to get an offer from a school in the SEC," Thompson said.

"I like the highly respected academics, great and football tradition," Thompson said. "Vandy is a great school academically and a strong football program."

Plus, the way that Thompson learned of the offer was memorable.

"Had a great conversation with Coach Spencer," Thompson said. "And I look forward to getting down there to see him."

Thompson also has several visits coming up soon.

"I am going to Purdue on 2/24, Ohio State on 3/23, Notre Dame on 4/6, Michigan State some time in March," Thompson said. "Then I am going down south in late April or May."

"I have been training hard and have gotten a lot faster and stronger this off season," Thompson said. "I am excited about getting back out on the field a beginning our Drive for Five State Championships."

Stay on FOX Sports NEXT for the latest on Thompson and the rest of the Midwest class of 2014.

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