March 2, 2007

Thompson getting plenty of attention

Kennedy High School's Everette Thompson is a true threat on both sides of the ball. The 6-foot-5, 240 pound Thompson led the Lancers to a spot in the 3A state title game last fall. He was also named All-Seamount League defensive end and tight end.

With all his success, it is no wonder Division I champions recently expressed interest in this local talent. "Yesterday, he got a personal letter from the University of Florida," remarks Kennedy head coach Bob Bourgette. "I believe that is a first around here."

When asked about his favorites among the interested programs, he is keeping his options open. "The schools are all about the same to me," remarked Thompson.

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