February 7, 2012

Coach talks Thompson commitment

Toledo Central Catholic (Oh.) Head Coach Greg Dempsey has gotten to know defensive back Jayme Thompson quite well since he transferred from St. Francis last offseason and his star pupil's decision to commit to West Virginia with over a year left in his recruitment did not come as a surprise.

"They were the first to offer him and the way the coaches treated him. When Michigan or Ohio State would come in, and those are really big in our area, he would always go back to talking about West Virginia," Dempsey said.

The decision, which came a day after signing day, is the earliest Dempsey has had a player commit to a school. But in the end, the decision came down to comfort level, he said.

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