Thompson, Bundage deliver on big stage

The stars were out and shone bright in the battle between Southmoore and Edmond Santa Fe.

The signs were there following the end of his freshman season. When it comes to Moore (Okla.) Southmoore quarterback Casey Thompson, it’s already more about production than potential.

A Class of 2018 prospect, Thompson has been sensational in the first three games of his sophomore season, notching another four-touchdown performance in a 34-31 win against Edmond Santa Fe last weekend.

Thompson was more of a pure passer as a freshman but is showing the ability to get the job done with his legs as well.

Friday night was one of those examples. He was 15-of-18 passing for 247 yards with three touchdowns and added 87 yards on the ground with another score.

The four-touchdown performance, though stellar, was actually a dip from his incredible seven-touchdown outing the previous week.

Thompson already has offers from SMU and Oregon State, while schools like Oklahoma and Texas A&M are showing strong, consistent interest.

OU is in his blood, but there’s no guarantee he’ll end up a Sooner. His father, Charles Thompson, was a quarterback for OU. His older brother, Kendal Thompson, was also an OU quarterback before transferring to Utah following the 2013 season.

With Lincoln Riley in Norman, Thompson’s relationship with the Sooners is back rolling again, but if he continues to put up the numbers he has so far, he’ll have a lot of other schools knocking on his door.

Through three games, Thompson has completed 79 percent of his passes (41 of 52) for 798 yards with 11 touchdowns and two interceptions. He’s also ran for 284 yards and four more scores.

Bundage brings the goods, lays the wood

Thompson could be on his way toward becoming the No. 1 prospect in the state for 2018, but as for 2016, Santa Fe’s Calvin Bundage showed why he has that honor.

Bundage, the only OKPreps prospect in the Scout 300, played like the No. 1 recruit in the state in the narrow loss.

He was quick to the ball, attacking the entire time. Bundage made his name based on his hard hits, but his game is evolving into a lot more than that.

Bundage was able to make a few open space tackles in one-on-one situations, while also delivering one of his patented big-time hits.

Through three games, Bundage has 27 tackles and a sack.

Offered by numerous schools, Bundage took an unofficial visit to Arkansas on Saturday but does not have any official visits lined up at the moment.

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