Dutch Fork High football standout and South Carolina football Bryce Thompson took to social media Tuesday night to set the record straight about his recruitment.
Thompson’s comments were in response to a report that offers could be coming from Oklahoma and Tennessee.
Dutch Fork coach Tom Knotts said Monday that Thompson isn’t expected to sign Wednesday on the second National Signing Day. But Thompson said his commitment to the Gamecocks remains intact as he works out academic issues.
“I am committed to the university of South Carolina. If anything changes i will let y’all know until then stop putting false info out please,” Thompson posted on Twitter.
The signing period begins Wednesday but actually lasts until April 1. Thompson could sign at any point or wait and enroll at USC this summer without signing a letter of intent.
According TheBigSpur, USC would hold a spot for Thompson and not sign anyone in his place Wednesday. Marshall had recently shown interest in Thompson, but he indicated the Thundering Herd would only be a backup plan.
“Coach T-Rob (South Carolina defensive coordinator) said he had a scholarship for the longest time,” Thompson said last week “He kept his word, and I am going to keep mine. I am going to keep my grades up.”
Thompson is a four-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports in their final evaluations for the Class of 2018.
During his senior season, Thompson rushed for 1,368 yards, caught 44 passes for 630 yards and 38 total touchdowns in helping the Silver Foxes to their second straight title. He also had 27 tackles, an interception and blocked a kick on defense.
Thompson earned Most Outstanding Player honors in the Shrine Bowl after catching seven passes for 165 yards and a TD.