"I want to find a nice social life and environment," says Thompson. "I'm used to a big city but I've lived in a small town before--so that doesn't matter. I also want to play early.
"I like Wisconsin because it's a good school. It's cold there and it's further away. It's different from my other favorites but I'll see how I feel once I'm there.
"I know coach Roof, the new Duke coach, will be a good coach because he was a good player at Georgia Tech and he's a good man.
"Auburn is the only one of my favorites I've been to because I went to the Nike camp there this summer.
"My brother (Cheron) plays CB at Vanderbilt. He tells me it's a big decision and final and that I have to be ready before I decide. I know it'll be hard work but hard work got me to where I am today. I'll decide in January after my visits."
SR (8-3) stats: 43 rec/7 TDs