4-star quarterback Casey Thompson

Casey Thompson is a 4-star quarterback from Southmore High School in Moore, Okla., and is one of the hottest recruits for the class of 2018. He currently has offers from 23 schools and is awaiting an offer from Oregon. Note, he has a huge interest in Oregon because he grew up watching Marcus Mariota and Darron Thomas. Read on to see what Thompson has to say about recruiting and about Oregon.

 Casey Thompson

Hi Casey, have you talked with Ducks staff recently?

CT: Yes sir!

Which coach(s) have you been in contact with, have they extended an offer?

CT: Coach Arroyo, No they have not yet.

How much interest in Oregon do you have?

CT: Huge interest?? Watched Oregon growing up. It is a dream school for me, loved watching Marcus Mariota, Darron Thomas.

What have you, and Coach Arroyo discussed?

CT: We have discussed Oregon, and just interest from both sides. Staying in touch, a visit, etc.

Have you visited Oregon/West Coast? Is distance a factor for you and your family?

CT: Not a factor. I have traveled and visited every region possible already, by myself. My brother Kendal went to OU (Oklahoma) first, and then transferred to Utah his last two years, so we have been up there.

Do you have an idea when you may come out for a visit? Possible spring game?

CT: No idea when I would visit.

Is there a few schools that stand out for you?

Ct: Yes sir, Oregon, ASU, Tennessee, Texas, UNC, are schools that I am very high on.

Do you have any visits or camps coming up?

CT: No visits sir, I have UA (Under Armor) camp, Nike Opening camp, and Rivals camp coming up. Then the Texas spring game in the next month or so.

Nice, sounds busy month!

CT: Yes sir.

Did Coach Arroyo recruit you while he was at Oklahoma State?

CT: Yeah he did. He first found me as a freshman and came to see me.

What your current Height/Weight?

CT: 6-1, 185.

Do you play other sports?

CT: I play basketball usually, and I swam this year too.

What do you want to work on over the summer heading into your senior season?

CT: I want to work on consistency, ball placement and footwork. All of the things a quarterback should work on.

Your brother has gone through the recruiting process, has he given you any advice or suggestions?

CT: My brother is my biggest help along with my dad. We work hand in hand.

Thanks for the time!


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