College Sports

Texas A&M’s Damontre Moore Now A Giant

By DEEPI SIDHU, SportsRadio 610
View Comments
(credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

(credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

DRAFT COVERAGE
 
Read More
Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_815 Things Men Think About During Sex

77820352_8 Renee Zellweger Releases Statement About 'New Face' Rumors

listicle 3 Texas A&Ms Damontre Moore Now A Giant4 Things You Should Be Doing To Make Your Day Better

77820352_8Top 10 Horror Films

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – The third Aggie drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft is headed for the Big Apple.  The New York Giants selected defensive end Damontre Moore, 6-4 and 250 pounds, in the third round with the 81st overall pick.

As a junior at Texas A&M, Moore recorded 12 1/2 sacks and earned all-SEC first team honors in the school’s inaugural season in the SEC conference.  He was backup to Vonn Miller, the second-overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.  Moore played a combination of outside linebacker and defensive end as a sophomore. He converted to a  standing defensive end during his junior year under the new head coach Kevin Sumlin.  Moore finished his three-year career in College Station with 116 tackles and 26 1/2 sacks, ranking ninth in the FBS last season with .96 sacks per game.

While his college career garnered him much attention, Moore’s combine performance was disappointing: 12 repetitions on bench press, 4.95 seconds in the 40-yard dash.  Moore, who is from Rowlett, Texas, has a great motor and leverage.  He can get to the quarterback from both sides with his above average closing speed or get down the field to make tackles. Moore, though, could help himself make the transition to DE at the NFL level by increasing his size and strength and being able to fight through blocks against stronger lineman.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,196 other followers