Wide receiver Joshua Moore picked the Longhorns. (Mike Craven/American-Statesman)

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4-star WR Joshua Moore includes Texas in top 7 schools

Posted April 22nd, 2017


Texas is one step closer to landing one of the top wide receivers in the 2018 recruiting class.

On Saturday, Joshua Moore included the Longhorns when he released his top seven schools via Twitter. The four-star prospect from Yoakum, Texas, recently moved to IMG Academy in Florida for his senior season.



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Moore, who is listed at 6-foot-1, 170 pounds, is the No. 13-ranked wide receiver in the country according to the 247Sports composite. Prior to leaving the state, he was ranked No. 7 in the Austin American-Statesman Fab 55. He helped Yoakum reach the Class 3A Division I state championship in 2016.

What makes Moore’s recruitment particularly interesting is that his twin brother, Jordan Moore, is also a highly sought after recruit and is already committed to Texas A&M. Jordan Moore is a 5-11, 180-pound safety who is ranked No. 20 in the Fab 55.

While Joshua Moore studies and trains in Bradenton, Jordan Moore has remained back in Yoakum and will play his senior season for the Bulldogs.

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Meanwhile, Joshua Moore is keeping his options open. Schools other than Texas still in consideration are: Florida State, LSU, Alabama, Nebraska, Texas A&M and Oklahoma. The edit that accompanied the announcement might leave Longhorns fans a bit anxious though, as there isn’t any burnt orange in Joshua Moore’s mix-matched uniform.

We kid, we kid. Check out his highlights below:

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