Guyer Class of ’15 DT Carl Thompson commits to Kansas

Guyer senior defensive tackle Carl Thompson (right) orally committed on Thursday afternoon to play football at Kansas. (Michael Clements/For the Record-Chronicle)

One of Guyer’s highly coveted football recruits looks has made his college decision.

Guyer senior defensive tackle Carl Thompson orally committed to Kansas today. The Guyer standout announced the selection on his Twitter account.

Thompson has already fielded a slew of 18 offers from places like Colorado, Houston and North Texas (you can see the full list here).  Oral commitments are non-binding. The first day members of the Class of 2015 can sign their national letters of intent is Feb. 4, 2015.

Last season, Thompson compiled 44 tackles for loss, eight sacks, 11 pass deflections, two interceptions and a forced fumble.

Thompson told the Record-Chronicle’s  Adam Boedeker that his trip to Lawrence, Kansas, today helped him with the decision.

“I had decided before [Thursday's visit] but then when I saw everything, it just felt right,” Thompson said. “I liked the facilities and I talked to academic advisors and they feel like they can help me a lot to get good grades and also focus on football.”

Boedeker will have more in tomorrow’s edition of the Record-Chronicle.

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