Mississippi Top 40

Mississippi Scout
Posted Jul 5, 2008

Today we will look at Mississippi's #8 preseason rated prospect.

#8 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Clayton Moore
City: Louisville, MS
6' 2", 205, 4.7 at Kentucky Camp (255 bench/340 squat)
Date of Birth:
November 26, 1990
Primary Position:
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
3, 046 passing yards and 30 TD's. 894 rushing yards and 10 Td's Named 2nd Team All-State by Clarion Ledger and Offensive Player of the Year in Class 3A.

Why Top 40 in Football:
"My desire to be great has gotten me to where I am at now. My competitiveness, leadership abilities, and being on a great team with a lot of great players. That helps out a lot."

Main colleges interested in Clayton:
Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Ole Miss, and USM

Clayton Moore

Scholarship offers: Ole Miss, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Nebraska, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma State, Iowa, Wisconsin, Kansas, Indiana, New Mexico State, USM, and East Carolina

Scouts at Spring practice:
Tennessee, Memphis, Tulane, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Wake Forest

Received phone calls from:
Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Louisville, Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, and Kentucky

Moore's top schools:
Committed to Ole Miss

Ole Miss
: "I just like their staff. I feel like it is a great situation for me and the coaches know their stuff. I think Coach Austin can bring out the best in me, and Coach Nutt has proven he is one of the best head coaches in the country."

Summer Camps: Ole Miss (3 Day), Tennessee (Sr), South Carolina (SR), and Florida (SR)

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I like to play golf, but I am not very good at it. (laugh)"

Best Player faced: Pat Patterson

If not Clayton Moore, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Tyler Russell

Game I'm most anticipating: Noxubee County

Other athletes in my family: Uncle David (played for MSU under Coach Jackie Sherrill)

Favorite college team(s) growing up: Mississippi State

Favorite college football player: Tim Tebow

Favorite pro football player: Reggie Bush

Favorite Pro Team: New Orleans Saints

Favorite Food: Captain Crunch

Favorite Movie:

Favorite Video: NCAA '08

In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne

Biggest Influences: Parents

Biggest Fan: Dad

Biggest Fear: Failure

2nd Best Sport: Baseball

First thing if I sign pro contract: By mom a new BMW (7 series)

Dream date: Eva Mendez

Grades: 3.0 GPA / 17 ACT

Sophomore Year
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Junior Year
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Top 40 List
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