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

Posted June 9th, 2017


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.


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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