Is Moon next for Vanderbilt?

T.J. Moon is one of many talented 2012 prospects for a loaded Stephenson (Stone Mountain, GA) squad. Teammate Darreon Herring is already committed to Vanderbilt, could Moon be the Vanderbilt commit on the horizon?

"I'm looking to end it here in the next week or so," said Moon. "As of right now, I'm not sure if I am taking anymore visits before I make my decision. Right now it's Boston College, and Memphis on top but Vandy would definitely be up there if they offer. I'm pretty sure that I will take my five official visits but after I commit more than likely that's where I will be locked into."

Currently the 5-9.5, 215 pound power back holds offers from Boston College, Illinois, and Memphis. Last season he ran for close to 1,100 yards and ten touchdowns. Moon recently attended Vanderbilt's camp and received some feedback from the coaches.

"They told me that they liked the things that I was doing on film," he said. "They were looking at my film before I got there and as I went through the drills they were complimenting me on the things that I did. I got some really good feedback from them. They said they would be in touch with me over the next few days."

With one teammate already committed to Commodores, how much will that play a role in Moon's decision?

"It will play a big role because Darreon (Herring) and I have been playing park ball together since we were 10 or 11," Moon said. "He's definitely a good friend of mine and he was at the (Vandy) camp working out with us."

Moon also shared what he likes about Vanderbilt:

"I like the fact that I don't have to come to Vanderbilt and base my future off of football," he said. "If I get an education there I can pretty much do what I want to do and work anywhere. The school is also in Nashville, Tennessee, which is a great city to be in. They seem to be very family oriented there."

With his decision coming in the near future, Moon is making sure the school that he ultimately decides on has exactly what he is looking for.

"I'm looking for a school that feels like home and is close to home so my family can come see me play," said Moon. "I also want to go where the coaches are not just worried about developing me as a football player but also as a person and wanting me to have a bright future." Top Stories