Mosley Excited To Be An All-American

Big Dakota Mosley talks about his invitation to the Under Armour all-star football game and gives his thoughts on Auburn.

Little Rock, Ark.--While five-star running back Michael Dyer's commitment to Auburn and invitation to the Under Armour All-American Game was a major announcement this month, it wasn't the only news coming out of Little Rock Christian School as teammate and fellow prospect Dakota Mosley also received an invitation for the game to be played in Orlando on Jan. 2.

"It means a lot to me," the 6-5, 250-pound Mosley said about the invitation. "Everything that everyone has done for me and helped me get to this level I really appreciate them. Ever since I've watched the all-star games since I was a little kid it's something I have wanted to do. Now it has come true. It's a blessing."

The fact that Mosley gets to play in the game alongside Dyer makes it even more special. Players who have traveled together to visit schools for much of the last year when they weren't playing football together on the field, Mosley said getting the opportunity to play with Dyer makes it a perfect ending to his high school career.

"That's awesome," Mosley said. "He's my best friend. To get to go to the game with his is great. It's just icing on the cake."

While he hasn't gotten the publicity of Dyer, Mosley is beginning to make a name for himself with his strong play for the Warriors. As a defensive end and tight end, he has shown good quickness and strength at the point of attack.

With offers from several colleges, including SEC programs Auburn and Tennessee, Mosley said at the moment he's still trying to narrow choices and come closer to a final decision.

"Things are going real good," Mosley noted. "I'm still visiting with coaches. I have relationships with Auburn, Tennessee, Florida State and whoever else wants to talk. I'm just going to take visits and make sure I make the right decision. I want to do good evaluations of all the schools before I make a decision."

Auburn is a college that has been on Mosley's radar since early in the recruiting process. Visiting the Plains on several occasions along with Dyer, he said right now one of the biggest things going for the Tigers is his comfort with Gene Chizik's staff.

"I love the coaching staff," Mosley said. "I've had a great relationship with Coach Malzahn and I have built relationships with Coach (Curtis) Luper and Coach Trooper (Taylor). They've all been great."

In the end thought it may come down to his relationship with Dyer and the bond they've formed over the years of playing together. With the running back already committed to the Tigers. Mosley said that's something he'll have to think about when choosing his school in the coming weeks.

"I think it does play into thing because we are best friends," Mosley said. "If I have to do what is best for me then I'll do that. It really does come into account when I'm making my decision."


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