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LSU offers 2024 4-star DL Champ Thompson

Drew Schott01/15/23
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Champ Thompson
Class of 2024 defensive lineman Champ Thompson (Photo by On3)

Norcross (Ga.) Meadowcreek four-star defensive lineman Champ Thompson received an offer from LSU on Sunday. He announced the news over social media.

Thompson is the No. 238 overall prospect and No. 19 defensive lineman in the 2024 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. He is also the No. 36 player in Georgia.

On3 rates Thompson higher than other recruiting services, according to the Industry Comparison. Per the 2024 On300, he is the No. 180 overall prospect, No. 14 defensive lineman and No. 25 player in Georgia.

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound recruit holds 26 offers. According to the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine, Georgia is leading for his commitment at 39.6%.

RPM was released to the public in December. The On3 engineering group teamed up with Spiny.ai to create the industry’s first algorithm and machine learning-based product to predict where athletes will attend college. 

It factors in machine learning, social sentiment, visits and historical trends. However, expert predictions are still a big piece of the RPM equation.

For more LSU recruiting intel, check out The Bengal Tiger.

LSU’s 2024 recruiting class contains eight players. They include Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian Academy four-star quarterback Colin Hurley, Bellaire (Texas) Shadow Creek four-star safety Maurice Williams and Loganville (Ga.) Grayson four-star athlete Joseph Stone.

Thompson has an On3 NIL Valuation of $9K. The On3 NIL Valuation is the industry’s leading index that sets high school and college athletes’ projected annual value (PAV). The NIL valuation does not act as a tracker of the value of NIL deals an athlete has completed to date. It rather signifies an athlete’s value at a certain moment in time.