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Tyrus Thompson Excited about Texas

The Pflugerville Panthers finished their season at 8-3 after a disappointing loss in the first round of the playoffs to Smithson Valley by the score of 14-7. The team was lead by their defense which boasts senior national recruit Alex Okafor and junior defensive tackle Tyrus Thompson. Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Thompson about his junior year and his recruiting process.

Tyrus Thompson started his junior year as a top junior defensive tackle on a line which also features University of Texas commit DE Alex Okafor. Things quickly changed for Thompson midyear with a position change while battling a painful turf toe. "They moved me over to offense in the middle of the season to...