Mississippi State verbal Erroll Thompson details his trip to Mississippi State.

Mississippi State hosted seven official visitors this weekend. While the Bulldogs looked to persuade a quartet of previously undeclared guests, a trio of Mississippi State pledges were in attendance to aid in the recruiting efforts. Florence, Alabama linebacker Erroll Thompson was among those firmly in the Bulldog class. The talented Thompson reports things went extremely well.

"The visit went great," Erroll Thompson said. "Kivon (Coman) was my host and we got to spend a lot of time together. He already pretty much told me everything before, so this was just about bonding with the team and having a good time together."

Thompson reports that the time spent with future coaches and teammates was a highlight of the experience.

"Really, the best part was being around everybody," Thompson shared. "I really liked being able to just visit with the players. I got to see what it's like to be a Mississippi State football player. I enjoyed getting to be around them and all of the coaches. Everybody just made me feel welcome."

The weekend also provided Thompson a chance to get to know his future position coach, newly hired defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Peter Sirmon.

"I got the chance to talk some football with Coach Sirmon," Thompson said. "He is a great man and a great coach. I really liked talking with him. He told me about the defense and how he wants to be aggressive and that's the style of defense I like playing. I think we're going to have a great relationship."

With his official visit behind him, the three star standout reports that the recruiting process led him to make a decision that he is thrilled with.

"I am 120% confident that I made the right decision," Thompson said. "I am looking forward to getting back up there and getting started. This weekend just made me feel even better about being a Bulldog. 

"I had a chance to bond with everybody more and I am ready to get to work. I am looking forward to signing day."

Thompson committed to Mississippi State just before fall camp began. While a handful of other programs have continued to recruit the talented inside linebacker. Thompson has remained loyal and honored his original pledge. 


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