Former TCU Horned Frogs pledge Josh Thompson, who flipped to the Texas Longhorns on July 27, will take an official visit to Fort Worth this weekend for the homecoming game against the Iowa State Cyclones, according to Scout.
The Houston Cougars are also reportedly in line to receive an official visit at a later date, as will the ‘Horns.
Is there any cause for concern with the rising 6’0, 182-pounder? According to Thompson, there isn’t.
“Texas has nothing to worry about,” Thompson told The Football Brainiacs.
Thompson grew up as a fan of the Longhorns and said that he felt comfortable when he visited Austin for the Under the Lights camp in July.
“Basically, I just feel at home,” Thompson told Horns247. “I have a great relationship with the players and the coaches. I really like the atmosphere there. It’s just a great place overall.”
His relationship with freshman safety Brandon Jones, his former teammate at Nacogdoches, was particularly important. The other cornerback commit in the 2017 class for the Longhorns, Lake Dallas product Kobe Boyce, is also close with Thompson, whose pledge helped solidify Boyce’s commitment.
A consensus three-star prospect, Thompson is the No. 611 player nationally, the No. 63 cornerback, and the No. 87 player in Texas, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.