The Ducks may have lost another potential member of the class of 2018 when 4-star wide receiver Warren Thompson from Seffner, Florida announced that he is opening up his recruitment.
Please respect my decision. pic.twitter.com/q4d7b7lyBs
— ST.HOLLYWOOD (@pagnotti5) December 9, 2017
Thompson made a verbal commitment on June 19. He was scheduled to visit Eugene this week.
The Ducks still have 19 verbal commits for the 2018 class but have lost a handful of players who were heavily recruited by former head coach Willie Taggart including 4-star athletes Tre’Shaun Harrison and Braden Lenzy, 4-star wide receiver Miles Battle, 4-star cornerback Isaiah Bolden, and 3-star tight end Michael Ezieke.
Thompson was one of three commits from the state of Florida, where Taggart is from and where he returned when he took the Florida State job. Along with Alabama, Florida and Georgia, Florida State was among the schools Thompson had been considering before committing to Oregon.
Mario Cristobal was introduced as the new Oregon head coach Friday.
As of Friday, Oregon’s 2018 class had 20 commits and was ranked No. 9 in the country and No. 1 in the Pac-12, according to 247Sports composite rankings. The Ducks had an average commit ranking of 89.45, which ranked second in the conference.