Broward County athlete looks at Pittsburgh

After speaking with North Broward Prep head coach Maurice Dixon, it is no secret as to why he raves about his star pupil WR Michael Moore 6-2, 187. <br><br>"If there is a better wide receiver in the state of Florida than Michael, I would love to see him," stated Dixon

Michael Moore may be one of the best-kept secrets in the state of Florida. He was timed over the weekend at a speed camp held by Minnesota Vikings star Randy Moss, and former NFL great Chris Carter and was timed at 4.48 in the forty yard dash.  

Currently Moore is hearing from North Carolina, Auburn, Oklahoma, Boston College, Virginia Tech, Connecticut, Michigan State, Kansas State, and Wisconsin.

While he will listen to those schools, he has his own list of favorites. "I like Florida State, Florida, LSU, Pittsburgh, Miami, followed closely by Georgia, Ohio State, and Tennessee."  

Michael was named 1st team All-County his sophomore and junior seasons, and 2nd team 2B All-State as a junior. He finished his junior campaign with 42 receptions, 850 yards, 16 touchdowns, 6 interceptions and 2 defensive touchdowns.  

What makes Moore so valuable to his team is his versatility. Besides excelling as a wide receiver and a defensive back, Moore handles all the kicking chores and is the kickoff and punt return man for North Broward.  

"When he kicks they don't just squeak by, he booms them, most of his kickoffs make the end zone," said Dixon.  

Pitt Insider interview with WR Michael Moore  

What are your plans for summer camps?  

"I am going to the Nike combine at Miami, Florida State and Miami regular camps."  

Who are your favorite players?  

"Larry Fitzgerald and Terrell Owens."  

What are the strengths of your game?  

"I have a very quick first step off the line of scrimmage, I run good, crisp routes. My biggest asset is my ability to read coverages." 

 What are your goals for the upcoming season?  

"I want to lead my team to the state playoffs."  

What are you looking for in a university?  

"I want to play for someone who acts like they care about me, I want to become a better person."  

Do you participate in any other sports?  

"I run the 100 meters for the track team."  

When do you hope to make a decision?  

"It all depends on the situation."

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