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Recruiting: Los Angeles linebacker Derek Moore accepts WSU offer

Outside linebacker Derek Moore has reportedly accepted a scholarship offer from Washington State, making him the 11th known member of WSU's 2016 recruiting class.

Adam Gorney of Rivals.com first reported the news of Moore's commitment.
 

At 6-foot-2, 220-pounds, Moore is a sturdy outside linebacker prospect. According to a premium report from Scout.com's Braulio Perez, he was primarily recruited by assistant coach Roy Manning.

If the Cougars use Moore at the Rush linebacker position, than Manning will be his position coach in college. If he instead plays Wil or Mike linebacker, Ken Wilson will coach him.

As you can see in his film below, it appears that Moore frequently lines up on the line of scrimmage for Crenshaw, so he's got some experience playing a position similar to Rush.




Jacob Thorpe
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