NSD Scouting Report: Brandon Moore

One-by-one, we'll take a look at every member of the Texas recruiting class.

It's not very often that you can happen across a high-level talent who has already produced at a major school. But that's precisely what you get with Moore, a giant and athletic defensive tackle who played early on for Alabama before getting dismissed from the team.

Moore played defensive end for the Crimson Tide, but with the Alabama scheme, the ends are often like tackles. And he pretty much sets the mold for the position, weighing 330 pounds, running the 40 in the 4.87 range and generally displaying uncommon athleticism for a player as big as he is.

Moore could still use some polish, and he's still an unfinished product. But part of that is somewhat exciting, in that you don't typically get a highly talented JUCO product who has that much room to meet their ceiling. At his best, Moore will be somebody who could play at either tackle position and generate more pass rush than would seem humanly possible for a guy who is 330 pounds.

Granted, he's not the kind of guy who is going to shoot the gap and blow everything up. But his quickness allows him to blow up the pocket and create plays for others. Pair him with an active tackle like Ashton Dorsey or Chris Whaley, and he'll set the tone.

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