Shaq Thompson (Sacramento, Calif./Grant) gave an early commitment to Cal but quickly backed off saying he wanted to take all of his official visits. The Bears are still on top but another Pac-12 school is making up ground. Thompson is the top safety in the West region and one of the nation's elite athletes. He played quarterback, running back, linebacker and corner last season but is being recruited strictly for safety. "I'm going to take a couple of unofficial visits this summer and then take all five official visits in the fall. I'll do some during the season and some after the season is over and I'll probably wait until close to signing day before I make my decision.
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