November 21, 2006

St. Louis back says yes to Mizzou

Since transferring to Hazelwood Central High School from Georgia before his senior season, Devion Moore has been a name to watch in the Show-Me State. After attracting attention from schools such as Michigan, Penn State, Arkansas and Boston College, the 5-foot-8 running back has ended his recruiting. Moore chose to stay in-state to play for Missouri.

Moore is not a homegrown Missouri talent, so in-state loyalty, he said, did not play a major part in his decision. One thing Moore liked about the Tigers was something that made a few other schools slow play an offer for the talented back.

As a senior, Moore ran for 1,640 yards and added another 291 yards on 17 receptions out of the backfield. He scored 19 touchdowns.

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