Moye Focusing on Senior Campaign

All is quiet on the recruiting front, at least for Derek Moye. The rangy wideout from Rochester Area High in Rochester, Pa., caught up with and gave an update on his recruitment. So what is new for Moye?

“Nothing really,” Moye said. “The season is going to start [his senior season], so I'm just focusing on that.”

With the college football season starting this weekend, the time is right for prospects to start taking their official and unofficial visits. Moye said that he will likely take unofficial visits to at least two schools in addition to scheduling his official visits down the road.

“I will probably go to a few close games to West Virginia or Penn State but I haven't picked any out yet,” Moye said.

Moye indicated that he will not be attending the upcoming Penn State home opener against Akron. Additionally, Moye knows three schools that will definitely get an official visit.

“The schools are just the three: Pitt, Penn State and Boston College,” Moye said.

Penn State continues to stay in touch with Moye.

“I hear a lot from [Penn State],” Moye said. “I get stuff in the mail, like handwritten letters. Coach [Tom] Bradley text messages me a lot.”

Moye has been smitten by the attention he's received from all of the schools recruiting him.

“That's kind of important just because I'm not really used to have all of this attention,” Moye said. “It's not stressful, but it's exciting. They want you to play football for them and go to their school for free. That's just a pretty much a load off of me or my parents.”

As far as the recruiting process has gone, Moye said he likes it.

“So far it's been pretty enjoyable,” Moye said. “It's a little bit stressful thinking about where I want to go. I haven't really thought about it, but it's early.”

Also, Moye feels like he has something to prove. The three-star prospect feels that some recruiting onlookers are underestimating him. All in all, Moye said this motivates him to prove any of the naysayers wrong.

“I really don't get caught up,” Moye said. “Myself and Toney Clemons, we always talk about that stuff. We pretty much talk, I think that some of the people overlook me some of the times and I think I'm better than some of the people that they rank pretty high. I don't get caught up in that. The people who are recruiting me, they know what I can do.”


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