Could Tight End Ryan Moya Pop Soon?

Tight end prospect <b>Ryan Moya</b> from El Dorado (Calif.) Oak Ridge, has one more official visit this weekend and then indicated he could make his decision by next week...

Three down, one more to go.

So goes the official visits for El Dorado (Calif.) Oak Ridge tight end Ryan Moya (6-3, 230).

Moya took trip number three this past weekend when he visited Oregon, who was playing UCLA, the school that hosted him the weekend before.

"Oregon was a great trip," said Moya. "It was a great atmosphere there."

Ironically, it's been two weekends in a row that Moya's host school lost a home game.

Moya had previously visited Boise State and UCLA, and this weekend will take in The Big Game when he trips to California. "I'm really looking forward to going to Ca," he said. "It will most likely be my last trip. I don't know if I'll take my fifth trip. I should have a pretty good idea after this weekend."

Moya, who is being recruited by tight end coach Jon Embree for UCLA, was hosted by Spencer Havner when he was in Westwood. "Spencer is a real cool guy. I liked the guys when I was down there. UCLA is definitely still in the mix."

Moya has racked up 11 offers. All of the schools he's officially visited have offered, with the other offers coming from Arizona, San Diego State, Fresno State, Illinois, UNLV, Indiana and Northwestern.

While he's had a disappointing shoulder injury for his senior season, he received good news this week when he was cleared by doctors for Oak Ridge's opening round playoff game. He said, "It's been a tough year, but I just want to get back out there and play. We've won the section the past two years, and now I can get out there and help us hopefully win our third. It's been tough sitting it out, so I'm really looking forward to playing."

In the first four games this season, Moya had 28 catches for 321 yards and 6 touchdowns. In the season opener, he had 12 catches, then followed it up the next weekend with a 6-catch, 104-yard performance.

As a junior, Moya had 39 receptions for 663 yards and 8 touchdowns for Oak Ridge, who has won the Section title the past two years.

Moya has a 3.3 GPA and scored a 980 on his SAT, qualifying him for college.


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