Player Spotlight: Dan Moore

Q & A with RB Dan Moore from Mt. View HS (Marana, AZ).

Our next interview comes from RB Dan Moore from Marana Mt. View. Last season, the 5-11 210 pounder rushed for nearly 700 yards and 10 TDs on just 88 carries. What is your official height and weight?
Moore: "I am 5-11 210." 

What is your greatest football memory?
"My first play ever in high school football I ran 93 yards for a TD."

What are your goals for the upcoming season?
"Win state, rush for 2000 yards and average 11 yards per carry." 

How are you preparing for the upcoming season? Will you attend any camps this summer? 
"I will be going to the Nike camp at Staford and a full contact camp at Colorado."

What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve?
"My speed and footwork."

Name one teammate you really respect and why?
"My friend Loise because he always beleived in me."

What are your goals regarding playing football in college? 
"I want to walk in and brake weightlifting records and find a way to help the team."

Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?
"Colorado, Washington, Cal, Washington St. and Illinois."

Would you consider staying in state to play in college?
"Where I play does not matter as long as I'm playing football."

What would your top 5 college choices be?
"Colorado, Washington, Penn State, Cal, Illinois."

Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
"Has to be my friend Loise because he always gave me a challenge."

What other sports do you play? 
"I wrestle and play baseball."

What are your best max lifts in the bench, squat, power clean and 40 yard dash?
"Bench right now 375, squat 575, power clean 365, deadlift 600 and 40- 4.6."

How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
"Team player, captain, powerful."

What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?
"My power is a strength but as a running back you can never be fast enough, so speed."

Who is your favorite athlete and why?
"Mike Alstot. He runs like me."

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
"If you can't dodge em...ram em."

Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?
"A lot of heart."

What position do you think you will play in college?
"Fullback or runningback."

What can a college program expect from you as a player?
"If you need an ultimate back with speed, power, stregnth, etc. I'm your man. And if you need tough yards i can get them."

What is your GPA and SAT/ACT score?

What will the main factors be when you choose a school?
"Room to come in and help the team." would like to thank Dan for his time. Anyone wishing to contact Dan or recommend a player for an interview may email

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