He has a top five of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina State, and Florida. Those are the five schools that are likely to get official visits.
"I plan on taking an unofficial visit to the Clemson and South Carolina football game in a couple of weeks. My official visits will be taken after the season. I plan on visiting Chapel Hill probably sometime in January.
And which schools are showing the most interest?
"South Carolina and North Carolina are the two schools that are recruiting me the hardest," he said.
Defensive line coach Brad Lawing is Thompson's primary recruiter from the Tar Heels.