He grew up in Texas and has long been thought to be a Longhorns lean.
But Sunday afternoon, 4-star safety Chris Thompson Jr. of Duncanville (Texas) stunned the recruiting world when he committed to Auburn over Texas via Twitter. The 6-feet-2, 199-pound Thompson is the No. 18 safety and No. 210 overall prospect nationally in the industry generated 247Sports Composite.
There were 10 predictions for Thompson in the 247Sports Crystal Ball — all for the Longhorns.
For Auburn, he is commitment No. 17 — and is the 11th since June 1. Auburn now is up to No. 12 in the 247Sports recruiting team rankings for the 2020 class.