Moore Playing Many Roles

Connecticut Husky commitment Sio Moore had originally planned to play his senior season back home in West Haven, Conn., but plans changed and he is back to his old stomping grounds in Apex, N.C., playing an expanded role for his team. We spoke to Moore recently about the change in schools and how his season has progressed.

Sio Moore, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound outside linebacker from Apex High School was moving back with his mother, however in the end he and his family decided it was best he finish his senior season in North Carolina after all. So far, Moore has been given plenty of playing time on both sides of the ball and is thriving during his senior campaign.

"Some things just came to our attention with going to West Haven that weren't really conducive to watch I wanted to do academically, so I decided to move back down to North Carolina with my sister," Moore explained. "It is just a better situation for me down here and I get to finish my senior season with my teammates as well."

Last year playing time was a bit of a problem for Moore, but this year has been a bit different.

"Right now I am playing fullback, running back, defensive end, linebacker and special teams," Moore said. "I really don't pay attention to my individual statistics, but I do know that I ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries in our game against Athens High School."

Moore has also been keeping in constant contact with the Connecticut coaching staff, however he will have to wait a few months to visit Storrs officially.

"They said I cannot officially visit until I take the SAT, so I am planning to take that on November 2nd and then come up afterwards," Moore stated. "I talk to Coach (Randy) Edsall every Sunday morning about their games and also speak with Coach (Matt) Cersosimo at least twice a week. They have really been ballin' this season and I got the chance to see them play Duke down here, so I am also going to get down to their game against Virginia if I can make it."

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