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Wide receiver recruits Rondale Moore, Jordan Whittington include Texas on updated lists

Posted June 9th, 2017

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In the Tom Herman era, there are no borders when it comes to Texas recruiting.

On Friday, a pair of underclassmen wide receivers — including one from Kentucky — narrowed their lists of schools and included the Longhorns.

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Rondale Moore, Class of 2018, placed Texas in his top six. Jordan Whittington, who is in the 2019 recruiting class, included the Longhorns in his top eight.

https://twitter.com/Rondale_Moore03/status/873274644966625280

Moore is a 5-foot-9, 174-pound prospect from Louisville. He is considered a three-star prospect in the 247Sports composite and is the No. 62-ranked wide receiver in his class. Last month he went viral when a video surfaced of him squatting 530 pounds. He reportedly ran the 40-yard dash in 4.33 seconds at “The Opening” in Chicago.

Along with Texas, Moore is considering Ohio State, Penn State, Kentucky, Pittsburgh and Purdue.

Whittington hails from a little closer to the 40 Acres. The 6-1, 198-pound rising junior from Class 4A Cuero is already considered a four-star prospect by 247Sports. Hookem.com recruiting reporter Mike Craven ranked him as the No. 5 recruit in his “The Next 25” series.

In addition to the Longhorns, Whittington is considering Florida, Florida State, LSU, Mississippi, Nebraska, Texas A&M and UCLA.

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