Miami WR commit still thinking about Tigers

Four-star wide out Sam Shields committed to the Miami Hurricanes back in June but that has not stopped LSU from continuing to pursue the standout receiver.

The Sarasota (Fla.) Booker product took an official visit to LSU to check things out this past weekend and he liked what he saw.

"It went great," Shields said of his visit. "This was my first official trip and I'd rate it a nine. It was real tight."

What stood out the most in Shields' eyes?

"That Tiger Walk down the strip was pretty tight," said Shields. "Those fans loved that. That was my first time seeing anything like that. When the players got off the bus and started walking everybody was screaming and yelling. That was cool."

LSU receiver Dwayne Bowe was Shields' host for the weekend and he did a good job of making him feel at home.

"Being there with Dwayne was fun," Shields said. "He is from Florida and he told how much he liked being there. He said it was a lot like home."

According to Shields, Les Miles and Jimbo Fisher are looking for three receivers in this class and they feel like he is the type of player that can contribute early in his career.

"They said they like the way I can do everything," Shields said. "They think I'm a lot like Skyler Green with my speed and big play ability but they also feel like I can play on the outside."

Shields said he enjoyed everything about his visit but was it enough for the Tigers to overtake the Hurricanes?

"I'm still committed to Miami but LSU is right there with them," he said. "It's those two and that is it. Even though I'm still committed to Miami I could change my mind. There is a long time to go before signing day gets here.

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