Chaffey player heads to Northern Colorado

Chaffey College wide receiver and kick return specialist Alex
Thompson has signed with Division I Northern Colorado University in
Greely, Col.

Thompson, a Damien High School graduate, excelled for the Panthers
for two year despite being undersized at 5-foot-11. he was also a
threat on special teams, earning All-Foothill Conference honors as a
return man.

He is one of three locals who will be playing for the Bears next
season. Among the others who signed there earlier in the spring are
Ayala quarterback Matthew Baca and quarterback Bryan Waggener, a
resident of Chino Hills who played at Citrus and is transferring from
University of Florida where he played behind Tim Tebow.

The Bears ended last season 1-11. They open the 2008 season at Big 10
contender Purdue.