At 6-foot-4 and 210-pounds, Missouri commitment and Saint Peters (MO) standout Chase Abbington is hearing from a number of different programs about playing a number of different positions.
Missouri commitment Chase Abbington is hoping to visit LSU
"Everyone has been telling me that with my size and athleticism, I can play a few different positions," Abbington said. "I want to eventually settle on one, so that will probably play into which school I choose. A bunch of schools offered at tailback, and I committed to Missouri as a tailback.
"Some schools like me at safety, then others at wide receiver. The LSU coaches are after me as a wide receiver."
Abbington committed to the Missouri staff last March, but will the final two months before National Signing Day see the the four-star prospect have a change of heart?
"It's possible," Abbington said. "I have been thinking hard about it. I am probably going to make a couple visits and see where things stand."
Abbington, ranked as the No. 15 safety and the No. 192 overall prospect in the Top247, anticipated already making his visit to Baton Rouge, but the trip will now have to come in early December or January.
"I was supposed to come for a game in November, but something came up and I couldn't get down there," Abbington said. "I have been thinking about LSU for a long time, though. I have some family in Baton Rouge, and my brother and I sit down and watch the team play every time they are on TV."
Abbington said contact with the Tigers began earlier this season when wide receivers coach Adam Henry extended a verbal scholarship offer.
"Coach Henry said they really liked me at wide receiver, and over the past couple months I talked with the coaches at least once a week," Abbington said. "The offer came a few months back, and it felt great. That was one that I was really excited about, because they are one of the best teams in the country."
Abbington said he has yet to set his LSU visit date in stone, but hopes to have a weekend circled in the next few weeks.