Focus 2005

Florida State landed one of the fastest receivers in the country in February when <b>Kenny O'Neal,</b> from Oakland, Calif., signed with the Seminoles. FSU also signed 6-foot-6 receiver <b>Greg Carr</b> and <b>DeCody Fagg</b> enrolled in January after spending the fall at Hargrave Military Academy. FSU continues to search for quality receivers during this evaluation period, and one of the state's best hails from North Broward Prep in <b>Mike Moore.</b>

Florida State landed one of the country's top receivers in February when Kenny O'Neal decided to leave the West Coast for the Panhandle.

O'Neal, from Oakland, Calif., headlines a group that also featured 6-foot-6 Greg Carr of Citra-North Marion.

DeCody Fagg, who signed with the Seminoles in 2003 and counts towards that class, enrolled at FSU in January after spending the fall at Hargrave military Academy.

With the departure of P.K. Sam to the NFL following his junior season, the Seminoles are in need of quality receivers this recruiting period.

One who may fit that mold is Mike Moore of North Broward Prep in Coconut Creek.

While Moore currently favors the Miami Hurricanes, Florida State remains high on his list.

Moore plans to stay busy this summer.

"I work out with Tim Martin and Randy Moss," Moore told The Insiders.

"I'm in the Randy Moss Speed Academy. Last year I was the only high schooler and it really helped me. We don't have a track coach at the school so I've learned how to run faster, run better routes, and all that stuff. Randy Moss stops by sometimes and that's always fun."

Moore, 6-2 and 195 pounds, is quickly emerging as one of the state's top wide receiver prospects. He finished his junior season with 48 receptions for 850 yards and 16 touchdowns. While playing free safety on defense, he had six picks and two scores.

"I feel I'm different because of my ability to run routes, read defenses, and block downfield," he said. "A lot of guys don't put a whole lot of time into the little things but my coach stresses them a lot."

There are a number of programs showing interest in Moore.

"I like Miami the most," he said.

"They know how to work. They send guys to the NFL. I like the competition there. I come from a small school so being able to compete with guys from all over the nation would be great. When I was at their spring game, it was me, Jessie Hester, and Fred Rouse talking to Coach CJ. After Miami then I like Florida State, Florida, Auburn, North Carolina State, and Georgia."


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