One of the top running back prospects in the state of Illinois has set his date to visit Iowa State.
Mitchell Moore is set to visit
Iowa State on Monday, Oct. 10.
Iowa State was the first school to offer
Moore a scholarship and is at the top
of the running backs list at this time.
"This will be my first time
visiting Ames and I'm pretty excited,"
Moore said. "I want to come to the
campus on Monday because I'm getting closer to wanting to make my decision; I
want to see the campus before I do that."
Moore will be visiting on Monday with
his girlfriend and another friend who both are interested in attending
Moore would like to get to a game in
Ames this year but finds it difficult
to get there on Saturdays after his Friday night games. It's a seven hour drive
to Ames from his hometown of
"If I have the opportunity I
definitely want to make a game," Moore said.
Moore is a blistering fast running
back whose senior season is going well as planned; his high school team is 6-0 and in the
hunt for the state championship.
Moore scored four touchdowns and has
nine on the season. Moore has a 70 yard punt return for a
touchdown this season. He has also been playing linebacker and has seen time at
"It's really been hard these last
couple of weeks to get a lot of rushing yards because we haven't been playing
that good of teams so in the second half I've been sitting out," Moore
As of now
Moore is being recruited as a running
back but says that he's extremely flexible.
"If they want they can put me on
defense my freshman year," he said. "I just want to play. I'll do whatever it
takes to help the team. I do want to play but if it works out that I'm not going
to play my freshman year then so be it. I'm not going in expecting to play but
if I get the opportunity then I will."
Moore is also showing interest in
Ohio, Purdue and
just last night [Oct. 3] Ohio offered him a
"Iowa State is pretty much at the
top of my list," Moore said.