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Multiple Teams · Florence’s Thompson forging his own path at MSU


By Alex Byington Sports Writer   |   Nov 9, 2017

TUSCALOOSA — Erroll Thompson had a choice to make.

On one side was Alabama, the traditional home-state power where he’d be just another highly-rated linebacker awaiting his opportunity to crack the two-deep.

On the other side was Mississippi State, where he’d be able to forge his own path and possibly play early at the same school several fellow Florence High alumni have gone onto have success.

With the expectation several other elite linebackers — including instate products Ben Davis and Mack Wilson — were headed to the Crimson Tide … Read more