Four-star wide receiver Warren Thompson announced via Twitter on Saturday afternoon that he will re-open his recruitment. Thompson was committed to the Oregon Ducks.
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— ST.HOLLYWOOD (@pagnotti5) December 9, 2017
“I would like to thank the coaches at The University Of Oregon for believing in me and my ability also the fans you guys showed tremendous support through out this process,” he wrote. “With all this being said I will be de-committed from Oregon and Opening my recruitment back up.”
This is interesting for Florida State for a couple reasons. For one, Thompson was a Seminoles target prior to him committing to the Ducks on June 19. And secondly (probably the more obvious note), the Seminoles new coach, Willie Taggart, recruited Thompson at Oregon.
If the Seminoles could successfully land Thompson, it would be a huge early “get” for Taggart and his staff. Florida State is very thin at wide receiver and couldn’t get much going through the air this year in part because of the lack of depth at wideout. Junior wide receiver Nyqwan Murray led the team in receptions and yardage, but he only had 40 catches and 604 yards.
As a 4-star recruit, Thompson is ranked the 29th-best wide receiver in the 2018 class according to 247Sports. Based on the same composite rankings, he is also considered the 26th-best recruit in Florida.