LOI #15: Thaddeus Moss

Charlotte (NC) Mallard Creek tight end Thaddeus Moss has signed with NC State!

Thaddeus Moss
Scout Ranking: ***
Scout Rank: No. 18 TE
Size: 6-4 235 Pounds
Hometown: Charlotte (NC)
School: Mallard Creek High School

Projected Position At NC State: Tight End

AccoladesA dynamice weapon, Moss hauled in 54 passes for 831 yards and 13 touchdowns while helping Mallard Creek to its third straight state title.  At 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds he can make plays as an in-line tight end or flexed out wide.  He is also physical at the point of attack and a willing blocker.

Commit Date: January 23, 2016

Recruiting Scene: Moss landed several high-major offers early in the process before narrowing his list to NC State, Texas A&M, and UCLA.  He picked the Wolfpack while on campus for his official visit. 

Why NC State"I knew it was the best place for me."

Picked NC State Over: Texas A&M and UCLA among others

Scouting Report: "One of the things that jump out with Moss is that he came into the top high school program in the state and immediately became one of Mallard Creek's top offensive stars. Perhaps Moss's biggest strength is his hand-eye coordination and the ability to high point the ball. He shows great concentration and it seems that the tougher the catch, the better he performs. Moss has very good fundamentals and catches the ball consistently with his hands and shows some toughness after the catch.

"Perhaps one aspect that is overlooked is his ability as a blocker. Moss locks on to his defender and doesn't mind mixing it up in the run game. He will give newly hired offensive coordinator Eliah Drinkwitz a lot of options whether lined up tight or flexed out wide in the passing game."  -- Pack Pride Recruiting Analyst Steve Williams

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