Shurod Thompson could not make unofficial visits to Oregon or USC this summer but both Pac-12 powers are showing a lot more interest and the 2016 recruit said offers from those programs would be absolutely huge.
"They have reached out," Thompson said.
"I've been talking to coach (Keith) Heyward and coach (John) Neal. They just wanted me at camp but I've been at summer school so I couldn't go to any more camps. I'm trying to still go up to Oregon. I'm trying to get up there and take a visit up there but I'm not sure yet."
The Pittsburg, Calif., defensive back has already been offered by Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado State, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA, Washington State and Weber State.
An offer from Oregon would not just be another one to throw on the pile for Thompson, who said the Ducks have always been one of the favorites and an offer would move them right to the top of his list of favorites.
"I just want to meet the coaches and get a good feel of how it is and I want to see Eugene," Thompson said. "That's my dream offer so I'm very interested.
"They would be at the top if they offered."
An Oregon offer would be huge and one from USC would be a major deal as well. The 2016 recruit has already taken one trip to USC and he's met the coaches so if the Trojans came through then they would be a legitimate contender.
"I'm interested in SC also," Thompson said. "I've been down there. I took an unofficial down there in April or May so I've been down there and I saw the coaching staff. I really like them."