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D.J. Moore
Player Profile:
D.J. Moore 2245244
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Imhotep Charter HS

MOORE'S HONOR ROLL

  • 2017 Athlon Sports Third Team Preseason All-Big Ten
  • 2017 Paul Hornung Award Preseason Watch List

Career: Has made 23 straight starts dating back to 2015 - tops among all offensive Terps ... Has a catch in 21 consecutive games - longest streak at Maryland since Torrey Smith's 30-game streak from 2008 to 2010 ... Tied a Maryland record for most touchdown catches in first two seasons (9) with Stefon Diggs, Jermaine Lewis and Dan Bungori ... Ranks T-15th in Maryland history with nine career touchdown receptions.

As a Sophomore (2016): Started all 13 games, leading the team in receiving yards (637), receiving TDs (6) and yards/catch (15.5) ... Averaged 15.3 yards/play - the most among all Big Ten players ... His six touchdown catches were the most in a single-season since Stefon Diggs (2012) ... Also led the team with 15 kick returns for 334 yards (22.3 avg) ... Had three catches for 40 yards vs. Boston College (12/26) ... Caught six passes for 124 yards, including a spectacular 92-yard touchdown catch, at Nebraska (11/19). The TD tied for the second-longest in MD history ... Caught two passes for team-high 66 yards at #2 Michigan (11/5) ... Had five catches for 81 yards at Indiana (10/29), including a highlight reel touchdown catch that was #2 on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays ... Notched four catches for 61 yards and a TD vs. Michigan State (10/22) ... Caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown vs. Minnesota (10/15) ... Posted career-highs in catches (6), receiving yards (147) and touchdowns (2) at FIU (9/9). Named to NCAA.com All-Week 2 Team ... Caught four passes for 37 yards against Howard (9/3).

As a Freshman (2015): Appeared in all 12 games, closing the season with 10 consecutive starts ... tied for team lead with three TD recptions and ranked second in catches (25) and yards (357) ... his three TD catches were the most for a Maryland true freshman since Stefon Diggs in 2012 ... caught a pass in eight straight games and 11-of-12 in 2015 ... made collegiate debut against Richmond (9/5), catching two passes for 23 yards ... scored first career touchdown against Bowling Green (9/12), scoring on a 42-yard pass ... caught three passes for 47 yards agaisnt USF (9/19) ... snagged two passes for 17 yards vs. Michigan (10/3) ... hauled in three passes for 64 yards at #1 Ohio State (10/10), including a career-long 52-yard touchdown reception ... caught three passes for 24 yards vs. Penn State (10/24) ... caught one pass for 5 yards at Iowa (10/31) ... totaled two receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown vs. Wisconsin (11/7) ... caught one pass for 10 yards at #14 Michigan State (11/14) ... caught three passes for 25 yards vs. Indiana (11/21) ... made career-high four catches for 49 yards at Rutgers (11/28).

At Imhotep Charter High School: Earned Pennsylvania Class AAA All-State honors while totaling 35 receptions for 1,012 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior…served as a team captain…tallied 39 receptions for 832 yards and 13 touchdowns during junior season…selected to the 2014 Offense-Defense All-American Game and The Big 33 Game…ranked as a four-star recruit and the best wide receiver in the state of Pennsylvania by Scout…a member of the National Honor Society…coached by Albie Crosby.

Personal: Known for incredible work ethic ... strength coach Rick Court said, “His attitude and work ethic is contagious. He’s right up there at the top of the list of the best guys I’ve coached.” ... Court has also coached Dak Prescott and Braxton Miller.

Career Highs
100-Yard Receiving Games - 2 (last at #19 Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Receptions - 6 (at FIU, 9/9/16)
Receiving Yards - 147 (at FIU, 9/9/16)
Long Reception - 92 yards (at Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Touchdown Receptions - 2 (at FIU, 9/9/16)

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