One of the nation’s top safeties, Shaq Thompson, has decided to announce his college decision at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The finalist for the U.S. Army Player of the Year has taken visits to Cal, Arizona State, Oregon, Notre Dame and Washington but the most up to date list of schools he’s interested in is Cal, Washington, USC, Arizona State and Oregon in that order.
He did say earlier in the recruitment process that he wanted to be in a big city and that “Eugene is too small for me.” It would be pretty safe to count out the Ducks and Irish for the same reason though both schools are still actively recruiting him.
So who will come out on top in this race? Let’s break down the top four contenders.