Chandler Pittman is a 5’9 165 pound athlete from Magee, MS.
The Class of 2021 prospect attends Magee High School and has and 83 rating (3*) from the 247 Sports Composite List. They consider him the 1132nd best player in America (89th best athlete and 18th best player in Mississippi).
Pittman is an Ole Miss commit, but he also holds offers from Arkansas State, FIU, and Memphis, among others.
He received an offer from Florida State in February:
TN caught up with Pittman recently to see how firm he was in his commitment to Ole Miss and where FSU fits into the mix:
You’re obviously an Ole Miss commit, but you have an FSU offer and have expressed interest in the ’Noles—could you please update us on your recruitment?
“I’m just enjoying the process and working daily to show any school that I’m dedicated and ready for any challenge. I definitely like FSU, and it’s a top option!”
What specifically do you like about FSU?
“The tradition, campus, and hospitable coaching staff.”
How frequently do you speak with the coaches and with which ones do you speak?
“Pretty often, and Coach Woodson and [I] have a good relationship. Coach Lock (Director of HS Relations), as well.”
What’s Coach Woodson like?
“He’s very knowledgeable and passionate about his job and the game.”
What position do teams see you playing in college?
“FSU offered me as a DB, but most school see me as an offensive weapon.”
How do you describe your style?
“I describe my style as an athlete—I feel like I’m a big factor with the ball in space. And on defense, I’m a ball-hawk.”
Who do you model your game after?
“As a high school QB, I model my game after Johnny Manziel!”
Are you planning to visit Tallahassee when the Dead Period ends?
“Yes, I plan to get back for sure.”
What are the biggest things you’re looking for in a school?
“A home! Somewhere I can trust to be for 3-4 years and where I can get an education and pursue a life beyond football.”
What are you interested in studying and why?
“Sports broadcasting—because I love sports!”