LSU picks up 2025 five-star pass receiver Moore
Blake Baumgartner, ESPN Personnel WriterAug 12, 2023, 05:42 PM ET LSU has been long known for its wealth of talent at numerous skill positions.The success Brian Kelly scored on the recruiting path Saturday with 2025 luxury wide receiver Dakorien Moore, a product of Duncanville High School (Texas), hits a little differently.Moore, No. 10 overall in the 2025 ESPN 300 and the cycle’s second-ranked wide receiver, would be the very first first-class receiver to sign with the Tigers considering that Balcony Marshall Jr. (No. 10 total, No. 2 WR) in 2018.” Since August really began, in basic, LSU was among the primary ones really messaging with me and revealing me the most love,” Moore informed ESPN.” So I seemed like although they couldn’t actually talk to me and stuff like that, they were still attempting to reach out and contact me, get me to the school and all kinds of things like that. So I simply felt like it was home.” Editor’s Picks 1 Associated Moore, the top-ranked player in the state of Texas for the 2025 cycle, picked LSU over Texas and Oregon and is LSU’s very first 2025 ESPN 300 dedicate.
He took a set of
unofficial check outs to Baton Rouge in April and July, respectively.”Truly simply them showing love and interacting and speaking to me,” Moore said. “I’m genuine huge on communication and building relationships. So they [
were] the ones to develop the relationships one of the most. So I needed to secure with ’em. “Kelly pulled in a top-10 recruiting class(No. 6 total )during his full season in Baton Rouge and LSU’s 2024 class is 10th general and has 14 ESPN 300 pledges, second only to Georgia.
A set of ESPN 300 wide receivers– Jalen Brown (No. 62 overall) and Shelton Sampson Jr.( No. 73 general)– were part of the Tigers’ 2023 class.Kelly and wide receivers coach Cortez Hankton aren’t letting up in getting ability guys on the outside.Klein Forest High School (Texas) wide receiver Jelani Watkins(No. 105 total, No. 10 at the position )dedicated on Aug. 4 to sign up with the Tigers’2024 group. Duncanville went 15-0 en route to claiming Texas’Class 6A D-I state title and the 5-foot-11, 180-pound Moore contributed considerably as a sophomore, capturing 44 passes for 764 yards and six goals. “They run an offense similar to the one I have in high school,”Moore stated.”They toss it a little bit more, of course, due to the fact that [it’s] college football. However I believe I’m going to suit extremely well. I have currently seen a couple plays on a playbook, so I think [my skill set] is going to suit.”