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January 22, 2010

Meet Rahsaan Moore

This is part of a series of 2010 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 3. All answers are provided by the featured player.

Name: Rahsaan Moore
Birthdate: July 26, 1992
Birthplace: Hyattsville
Hometown: District Heights
Height: 6’2½
Weight: 240
Position: Fullback

High School: Wise High School
Senior statistics: 461 yards and 15 touchdowns on 74 carries. Two receptions for 27 yards. 37 tackles (23 solos), 10 tackles for loss, one sack, one interception.
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three stars. Scout.com -- Two stars, No. 16 fullback. ESPN.com -- Three stars, No. 94 defensive end, 75 rating.
Bench max: 275
40-yard dash: 4.68
Runner-up: James Madison
Other schools considered: Richmond, Old Dominion, New Mexico, Temple
Favorite NFL player: Le’Ron McClain
Favorite NFL team: Baltimore Ravens
Favorite all-time Terp: Shawne Merriman
Favorite music: Lil Wayne, Drake, Kanye West
Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee
Favorite movie: “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins”
Favorite TV show: “SportsCenter”
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese
Favorite high school class: English
Favorite thing about College Park: “The location.”
Other high school sports: Track and field (shot put)
Hobbies: “I go to church a lot and I’m involved in a lot of extra curricular activities. I’m part of the weightlifting program and track team.”
Intended major: Undecided
Something that not many people know about you: “I can play the drums.”
Best football moment: “I’d have to say this summer, working out with my teammates and just working towards a goal.”
Role model: “I’d have to say my head coach, Coach [DaLawn] Parrish, because he’s been through a lot and he faced adversity. Every time you turn around, it’s something, and he’s fighting through it. He’s just a really good person. He doesn’t let adversity keep him down.”
Why Maryland? “I think Maryland is the best fit for me because it’s a DI program and I really meshed with the coaches from Day One. [Maryland offensive coordinator James] Franklin is a down-to-earth coach. He seems like the kind of person that, if you get away from home, you could go to him or Coach [Ralph] Friedgen and talk to them. They’ll explain things the best way they can. You also have Coach Ryan Steinberg -- he helps out a lot with the recruiting. So it’s a lot of things that are important and I feel good about. I think Maryland is the best fit because of that. And also because of the location. It’s right near D.C., and there are a lot of good jobs in D.C. So I think those were some of the best reasons for me to go.”

Posted by Matt Bracken at 4:00 PM | | Comments (0)
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About Matt Bracken

Matt Bracken was a lightly recruited football and tennis prospect out of East Lansing (Mich.) High School in 2001, but spurned all (nonexistent) scholarship offers to attend the University of Michigan. Matt graduated from UM in 2005, earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University in 2006, and spent the first 11 months of his career as an online producer / videographer / blogger at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. He has worked at The Baltimore Sun since July 2007, where he currently serves as the deputy sports editor for digital.

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