Kodi Whitfield has been picking up offers to play wide receiver but Colorado tried a different angle with the Los Angeles Loyola prospect when the Buffaloes offered him last week to play defensive back.
Whitfield, a 6-foot-1, 178-pound prospect, said this past weekend at a 7-on-7 tournament in Redondo Beach, Calif., that he wouldn't be against playing defense and he's definitely taking the Colorado offer seriously.
"That just came in and I spoke with coach Eric Bieniemy and they're very excited to get me out there, extend an offer to me and they think I can come in and help them right away," Whitfield said.
"I don't really have an opinion on (playing defense). I could play offense or defense. I go both ways at Loyola. Where I feel I fit best I'll just try to help them out."
So far, Arizona State, Boise State, Boston College, Colorado, Duke, Northwestern, UCLA, Washington and Cal Poly have offered Whitfield, who said Iowa State and some other Big 12 schools have started to show interest as well.
In his junior season, Whitfield finished with 31 receptions for 440 yards and five touchdowns. He's currently a four-star that's not in the top 250 by Rivals.com.
Next up Whitfield wants to sit down with those close to him and figure out a visit schedule. He is strongly considering a trip to Boston College and possibly others but still isn't sure.
More than anything, it looks like Whitfield is taking his time with the recruiting process. Other offers could definitely come his way early in his senior season so it doesn't appear Whitfield will rush his college decision.
"I don't have any real favorites right now," Whitfield said.
"I'm still just speaking with the coaches and I'm not really looking at a specific place right now."