Freeman could fill the bill of big man of 09

One thing that has been missing a little from this Missouri recruiting class is some size, literally that is. Dayton Ohio's Chris Freeman wouldn't definitely feel the need for size and talent in the trenches. At 6-foot-9, 350-pounds, Freeman would definitely add a lot to this class. Go inside to see when Freeman will make his decision.

One thing that has been missing a little from this Missouri recruiting class is some size, literally that is.

That problem could easily be solved if this past weekend visitor decides to become a Mizzou Tiger.

Dayton Ohio's Chris Freeman wouldn't definitely feel the need for size and talent in the trenches. At 6-foot-9, 350-pounds, Freeman would definitely add a lot to this class.

InsideMizzou.com caught up with Freeman Sunday evening to his personal thoughts on his official visit to Columbia.

"It was a lot nicer than I ever expected," Freeman said. "Everything is so brand new, I loved the town, and it's the perfect size for me."

It appears that Gary Pinkel left an impression on Freeman also.

"I got to visit with him a lot," Freeman said. "It was great, he is a great coach and a great person, and I definitely could see myself playing for him."

Pinkel will head to Dayton Ohio on Thursday to make a home visit at the Freeman's residence.

"It will be great for my parents to meet him," Freeman said. "I'm excited about the upcoming home visit."

According to Freeman he may go ahead and hold a press conference on Friday at his high school to announce his decision, especially if he decides to for go his final visit to Tennessee.

"Right now I'm not sure I will take that visit or not, it depends on how everything goes this week," Freeman said. "If I do take the visit then I will announce on Monday after the visit."

Freeman enjoyed the time he got to spend getting to know the current Tiger football team.

"What a great bunch of guys," Freeman said. "It was great to see how important football at Missouri is to everyone in Columbia and the state. I was really impressed with the atmosphere at the basketball game."

While Freeman wasn't certain he was going to take a visit to Columbia or not, he is very excited and glad he did.

"I'm really glad I decided to take the visit, it really opened up my eyes a lot," Freeman said. "Missouri definitely moved up on my list after this visit, it was great."


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