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SoCal DB gets first offer

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Rivals.com just introduced you defensive back/wide receiver Byron Moore (6-1, 200, 4.5) from Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne earlier this week as one of the best two-way standouts on the west coast and since then the talented Moore received his first offer.
The Arizona Wildcats were the first team out of the box with an offer.
"Byron was pretty excited," Byron Moore, Sr., Byron's dad said. "He was smiling and he told me he feels pretty good.
"Coach Mike Tuiasosopo me that when he was at the Carson game, he was very impressed with how Byron never came out of the game," Moore, Sr., said. "They liked how big, fast and strong he was. Once Arizona saw game tape they like how Byron was around the ball and his playmaking ability.
"Coach Tuiasosopo told me that they are sending out a written offer today," Moore Sr., said. "While he was saying that I asked him what side of the football they were recruiting Byron for.
"Coach Tuiasosopo said, 'to tell you the truth, we like him on both sides of the ball, but we can really see Byron playing safety for us because he is so big and fast," Moore Sr., said. "Arizona also invited Byron to their junior day and I think that is when Arizona plays UCLA in basketball."
What did the young man who received the offer have to say about his first offer.
"Getting that offer made me feel real good," Moore said. "I was really happy.
"Arizona is pretty good and their coaching staff seems pretty cool and I like the town of Tucson."
The scouting report on Moore is he's a swift, big, hard-hitting defensive back and a tough, physical wide receiver. He has the talent to play on either side of the ball, he prefers defense.
Moore earned all-league and all-area honors as a junior after accounting for 86 tackles, 36 of them solos, 15 pass deflections and five interceptions, two of them he returned 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.
Arizona State, Cal, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, LSU, Florida, Texas and Michigan State are showing interest.
Moore currently benches 300, his squat is 400 and he has recorded an outstanding 33-inch vertical.
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.
Moore is staying in shape this off-season by running track. His events include the 4x1, 4x4, the 100 and the 200.
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