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Moreira hitting the road

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River Ridge (La.) John Curtis running back George Moreira picked up offers from Arkansas State, Houston, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Southern Miss, Tulane, and McNeese State since the end of football season, and has been hitting the road to check out a few options in recent months.
The 5-10, 185-pound back has already put in work at a few camps this summer with stops at Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, and Auburn.
"The Louisiana Tech camp was a really good camp," Moreira said. "I talked to coach Jaluke and he told me he wanted someone who would take over a leadership role for the running backs. That's exactly what I tried to do. I tried to lead every position drill and lead everyone out there.
"[Louisiana-Lafayette] camp was also good. I got to talk with coach Hud for a good little while before the camp. I got to talk coach Rebowe also. They said a lot of good stuff like how they need a back like me to get up there and during the camp I talked to coach Lovings who is the running backs coach. We were talking about the former running backs of his and how well he's been doing up there at UL-Lafayette also. That was pretty good too.
"The Auburn camp was exciting. I got a good feel out there. They had a lot of good athletes out there. I went out there and I felt as though I dominated throughout all the drills like catching the ball and footwork and things like that."
Auburn did not offer but the Tiger coaches did let him know they would be watching him and keeping in touch.
In addition to the camps he also took an unofficial visit to Southern Miss.
"I've been up to Sourthern Miss to check it out," Moreira said. "I have a real good relationship with coach Simon and coach Monken. Coach Simon is a great coach and I love talking to him. Whenever I go up there they treat me like family. It's a cool experience when I go to Southern Miss."
The summer travels are not over yet. He plans to head to Tulane July and indicated a trip that includes stops at Miami, Florida, and Florida State with teammates Kenny Young, Terrence Alexander, and Mattrell McGraw could be in the works for late July.
As for making a decision, Moreira is currently taking his time and looking at each of his options. He claims no favorites at the moment but does hope to narrow things down to a smaller list before the end of summer.
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