Southmoore (Okla.) quarterback Casey Thompson throws at the UA camp in Dallas. (Mike Craven)

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Coaches, players react on social media to four-star quarterback Casey Thompson’s commitment to Texas

Posted April 14th, 2017


On Thursday, Oklahoma quarterback Casey Thompson committed to play for the Longhorns and upped Tom Herman’s 2018 signing class to three members. In the scouting report of’s Mike Craven, he describes Thompson as “true dual-threat quarterback with family pedigree.”

He pulled some shenanigans at his commitment ceremony – initially not displaying a Longhorns cap in his lineup of choices of schools. Here’s a video of his ceremony:

The reaction on social media from Texas coaches and players and other members of the media was immediate:

Coach Tom Herman reacted while poking fun of his ill-fated battle with the old locker room:

Other Texas staffers:

Texas players chimed in as well:


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