Moore To Wave USA's Colors

The South Alabama Jaguars have a new member of their 2007 recruiting class. Thomasville (Ga.) High standout Jamar Moore is officially on board.

Out of sight, out of mind and now a member of the South Alabama program. After making a name for himself in the spring of 2005 with the Georgia Stars on the AAU circuit, Jamar Moore was noticeably absent this summer.

However, one program didn't forget about him and the persistence of South Alabama was rewarded last week when he pledged a commitment to John Pelphrey's program.

"When he came over from Central a lot of people thought he was going to have academic trouble," Thomasville Coach Kellogg said. "He will qualify and a lot of people missed on him. It's a great get for South Alabama. They made phone calls and found out.

"The thing that impressed us about South Alabama was the commitment that they put into recruiting him by being here. They courted our kid and put a scholarship on the table. We went down to summer camp and he loved the campus and size of the school."

Last season, Moore played in just 9 games because he transferred schools. Kellogg indicated that he averaged 20 points and 9 rebounds in those contests.

"Jamar is a true student of the game and he can help you in so many phases because he can play so many positions. Because of his size he was a great help for us on the boards. On the high school level we played him at point and posted him up. There was so much we could do to take advantage of the matchups."


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