February 14, 2010

In-state standout receiving interest

Collins Moore was one of the state's top players in 2009.

UAB thought so.

The Blazers were ready to sign the 6-foot-2, 185-pound Moore in February. One problem; he was just a junior.

"They wanted to sign me as a free safety," said Moore. "They thought I was a senior."

It's easy to see why. Moore was a standout for Bob Jones on both sides of the ball last fall.

In '09, he caught 50 passes for 1,057 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also added four more touchdowns on punt and interception returns. He helped lead Bob Jones to an 11-2 record, a trip to the 6A state quarterfinals.

Now, UAB has company.

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