Thorson Looking All Over

Thorson Looking All Over

Quarterback Clayton Thorson is seeing his recruitment pick up heading into his junior season. FOX Sports NEXT talked with his coach about where Thorson stands.

Though he hasn't played a snap on varsity yet, rising junior quarterback Clayton Thorson (Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton North) is getting looks from schools like Michigan State, Northern Illinois, Penn State and Iowa.

According to his coach, Joe Wardynski, Big Ten and MAC schools have expressed a lot of interest in the 6-foot-4, 195-pound prospect, but want to get more looks at his skill set.

"[Thorson] went to camps at Iowa, Northwestern and Illinois," Wardynski said. "They are all high on him, and are waiting to see some varsity game footage before making any moves."

Thorson is being recruited solely as a quarterback, with the ability to throw on the run, get out of the pocket, as well as execute designed QB runs, according to Wardynski.

Location is no worry for Thorson, who sent tapes to schools all over the country.

"We have gotten his tape in the hands of coaches all over at schools like Orgeon, Louisiana State, Penn State and everywhere," Wardynski said. "It sounds like he's willing to go anywhere in the country."

The son of a former NFL player, football is in Thorson's genes.

"He's got a head for the game," Wardynski said. "He's a great athlete and he's a great leader."

Wardynski added, "If he's not playing quarterback, he'll be on the field as a receiver. He's too good of an athlete to hold a clipboard."

Stay tuned to FOX Sports NEXT for more updates on Thorson and the rest of the class of 2014.

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