Is Ron Thompson still announcing today?

Submitted by detrocks on May 11th, 2011 at 9:02 AM

Is Ron Thompson still announcing today?   I know that he had prevously said that today was the day, but then seemed to back off a little bit.    Also, I'm assuming that Matt Godin's announcement is still scheduled for tomorrow.

Would be awesome to follow-up Shane Morris with these two!


Cigarro Cubano

May 11th, 2011 at 9:14 AM ^

I Gave up on Thompson as to when he is going to announce.  I am looking forward towards Godin's decision announcement & possibly's T.Richardson's next week.


May 11th, 2011 at 9:23 AM ^

I'm just saying... although with Morris committing, I would think that our chances of landing a strong WR class this year & next just got a boost.


May 11th, 2011 at 9:39 AM ^

I had a hard time deciding where to go to school and I was just a regular LSA student, he has a chance at playing pro football if things work out in college. This is almost certainly the biggest decision he's ever had to make. He's taking his time; that isn't being a drama queen, just smart.


May 11th, 2011 at 9:33 AM ^

It certainly sounds like he'll push it back.  Reading between the lines, for me, looks like this. "Man, I really want to go to UM but they already have 2 TE commits and I'm just not sure I can get the PT there anymore.  Delaying this much is a double-edged sword.  I missed the chance to be one of the 2, but some other very interesting programs are now giving me attention because of it.  If I knew for a fact that one of the current commits would become an OL, I would probably commit.  Would at this point I would rather get a lot of PT at a school I can learn to love than have uncertainty at the school I really love."

My thought is that Hoke is a little undecided as well.  If he really bad wanted Ron he would go ahead and make the speculation about likelihood of position change, but he's just not sure and he's honest enough to avoid simply telling Ron what he wants to hear when he's not totally sure it's true.  I think Hoke wants to see a bit more of Ron and his pass-catching and blocking and if he falls deeply in love with the skills he'll put the press on him.  Might not happen until the season.

It wouldn't surprise me to see Ron go soft verbal somewhere else and then it's anyone's guess.