Toledo (Ohio) Central Catholic class of 2013 safety Jayme Thompson has had a mailbox full of letters from college coaches nearly every day in the last two weeks, but the amount of communication from one particular school has caught his attention.
"I get a letter and an email every day from Oregon," Thompson said. "That is one of my favorites that I am looking at and I want to get out there for a couple games."
Thompson has discussed the possibility of visiting Oregon for a game this fall with his family, and has been given the green light to schedule a trip. He placed a call to Oregon secondary coach John Neal recently, and is starting to build a relationship there. The Ducks assistant talked about what they have seen in his game that has piqued their interest.
"My aggressiveness and my last highlight tape they liked a lot," Thompson said. "They also talked to my coaches and heard good things. They're going to watch my ACT score, which I will be taking in October, and my senior year film."
Besides Oregon, Thompson lists West Virginia and Tennessee as the other schools standing out to him at this stage of the process. He is trying to make it down to Knoxville when the Volunteers play host to LSU on Oct. 15 and is also planning to see West Virginia play host to LSU on Sept. 24. He previously visited West Virginia this summer for the Mountaineer's camp.
"I liked the facilities and the unity of the team, family atmosphere they have," Thompson said of West Virginia.
Trips to Wisconsin, Nebraska and several MAC programs are also likely this fall according to Thompson. Other schools sending mail on a regular basis include Oklahoma, Akron, Miami (Ohio), Notre Dame, Iowa, Toledo and Bowling Green. His first offer of the process came in June from Bowling Green.
Thompson has helped lead Central Catholic to a 2-1 record this season. In three games he has recorded 25 tackles and three pass deflections from his safety position.