Virginia FB/TE checks out the "Burgh"

Pittsburgh has a glaring need at tight end, especially an athletic one to replace Kris Wilson, who was selected in the 2nd round of the NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Wilson was considered undersized by most, but he had an undying desire to get open across the middle of the field. Wilson came to Pittsburgh as an undersized LB. On Thursday, the Pittsburgh staff entertained a player from Richmond, VA who could be that type of player.

Richmond (VA) Douglas Freeman High School tight end/fullback Will Bischoff (6-3, 235, 4.71) took an unofficial visit to Pittsburgh on Thursday.

"It was awesome, everything there is top of the line. Heinz Field, the locker rooms, UPMC, it was great. I have never seen anything like what Pitt has to offer," said Bischoff.

"I got to meet Coach Moses and Coach Harris. Coach Moses told me if it were up to him he'd offer me, but they have a limited amount of scholarships. They are going to see how things play out, and keep an eye on me."

What did Coach Harris say to you?

"He didn't really talk recruiting, he mainly just told me what they do there and what he expects from his players."

Who went with you?

"My mom, she loved it she really liked Coach Harris."

What position are they talking about that you would play?

"They like me as a combo TE/FB like an H-Back."

Bischoff has visited Virginia, where his father Bobby was a wide receiver. He has also visited Maryland, Duke, Richmond, Virginia Tech, and NC State. The Bischoff family will be heading to Delaware this weekend.

Where is Pittsburgh on your favorites list after your visit?

"They are definitely at the top now."

Will you take an official visit to Pittsburgh?

"I definitely want to take an official there."

Bischoff earned 1st team All-District (Colonial), was an Honorable Mention All-Metro and All-Region selection after last season. Offensively, he had 18 receptions for 280 yards and 5 touchdowns. On the defensive side, he had 104 tackles. Will has been offered by Richmond, but expects more will be on the way.

"I think Pittsburgh, Louisville, Marshall, and Duke are close," said Bischoff.

Favorites are Pittsburgh, Virginia, Louisville, and Marshall.

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