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Navy QB commit: "Excited to serve my country"

Troy Thompson

Troy Thompson played against some of the best competition the Peach State has to offer in Class AAAAAA. Although the 6-foot, 185-pound quarterback has been committed to the U.S. Naval Academy since October, he kept it under wraps. Now that it's time for National Signing Day, Thompson spoke to GoMids.com about his decision to join the Midshipmen.

"Coach Niumatalolo and Coach Ingram were on the same page as me with not making my commitment public," said Troy Thompson. "My decision was based on my comfort level with the team and the coaches. It felt like family and a place where I would prosper. I like the fact that I'm the only quarterback going in direct to the Academy. I love that Coach Jasper told me that I reminded him of Ricky...

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