UM commit: No more visits

Kendal Thompkins and his Miami Northwestern teammates were two minutes away from elimination this past Friday in the State Semifinals. Northwestern was down 14-12 to Deerfield Beach and found themselves on their own 1 yard line with 2 minutes and 30 seconds left. The Bulls manufactured a 12 play 99 yard touchdown drive to preserve their state title hopes.

"It shows what kind of team we are," said Kendal Thompkins. "We never gave up. We came together as a team and made the drive."

Thompkins and his team will play Orlando Boone on Saturday night for the state championship.

"We are having a great season," said Thompkins. "Now we just have to finish it off."

Thompkins along with quarterback Jacory Harris and fellow receivers Aldarius Johnson and Tommy Streeter give Northwestern one of the nation's best passing games. Thompkins is having a big season for the Bulls.

"I have 39 catches for 800 yards and 14 touchdowns this year," said Thompkins.

Thompkins is one of six Northwestern players committed to Miami. When asked if he was considering any other schools he simply replied "No".

"I am committed to Miami," said Thompkins. "Miami is where I want to play. I like that they are recruiting a lot of South Florida players. I am just waiting for my chance"

Thompkins has not had an in-home visit yet and says he will not make any visits to schools. He claims to be fully qualified and will run track for Northwestern after football is over.

"I am an exciting player," said Thompkins. "I am very humble. I do not take anything for granted. I have a will to get into the end zone."

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