Thursday, July 2, 2015

Temple lands Wood's Colin Thompson

Former Archbishop Wood tight end Colin Thompson announced on Monday evening his plans to transfer from Florida to Temple.

Temple lands Wood's Colin Thompson

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Former Archbishop Wood tight end Colin Thompson announced on Monday evening his plans to transfer from Florida to Temple.

The 6-foot-4, 256-pounder was a four-star recruit when he signed with Florida in 2012. Thompson played in three games over two seasons with the Gators as he battled foot injuries. He visited Penn State last month.

In his senior year at Wood, Thompson caught 13 passes for 208 yards and four touchdowns en route to leading the Vikings to their first ever PIAA Class AAA title. ESPN and Scout ranked him as the nation’s second-best tight end and he played in the Under Armour All-American Game. He chose the Gators over Alabama, Penn State, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, and others.

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John Mitchell is in his second year covering Temple after two seasons covering the 76ers for the Inquirer, after joining the paper in November 2011. He covered the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times from 1998 to 2008. He's also worked at the Philadelphia Tribune, the Wilmington News Journal, Courier-Post, Trenton Times and Elmira Star-Gazette. He graduated from Overbrook High School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter @jmitchinquirer or reach him at jmitchell@philly.com.

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