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Moore picks up three more

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Defensive back/wide receiver Byron Moore (6-1, 200, 4.5) from Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne received his first offer from Arizona back in February and he has received a steady stream of offers ever since. He was even nominated to play in the US Army All-American game in January. If that news wasn't heady enough, the talented two-way standout picked up three offers last week.
Moore received an offer from Colorado on Saturday and learned about that after attending UCLA's junior day. Since then Minnesota and New Mexico have joined Colorado, UCLA, and Arizona. Cal and Arizona State are said to be close to offering as well.
"It's going great," Moore said. "UCLA was real fun. I always enjoy being up there with the coaches, they are really cool.
"I wasn't tempted to commit because I'm still keeping my options open," Moore said. "Also i just got offered by University of New Mexico as well. I'm very interested in seeing what Colorado and Minnesota has to offer academically and athletically.
"Right now, I'm focused on track because I want to go to state this season," Moore said. "I won't be thinking about football too much until after track is over.
"I plan to make a commitment before the season starts," Moore said. "I haven't made a decision yet because I felt I needed more time. I will be at Cal this Saturday for their junior day.
Moore's events in track include the 4x1, 4x4, the 100 and the 200.
How does Moore feel about being invited to play in the US Army All-American game?
"It feels real great being invited to the US Army game," Moore said. "It's a big honor knowing a lot of top players have played in that game.
As a junior, Moore earned all-league and all-area honors after accounting for 86 tackles, 36 of them solos. He also racked up 15 pass deflections and five interceptions. The talented Moore returned two of his picks for touchdowns.
Also a standout wide receiver, Moore caught 41 passes from 889 yards and seven touchdowns. He is also an outstanding kick returner who had 343 return yards his junior season.
In the classroom, Moore has a solid 3.0 GPA in the core and has already taken his SAT. He is currently awaiting the results.
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