Defensive back Moore chooses Vols

Defensive back Moore chooses Vols

February 1st, 2011 by Patrick Brown in Sports - College

KNOXVILLE - Needing immediate help in its secondary, the University of Tennessee got some good news late Monday night.

Byron Moore, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound defensive back out of Los Angeles Harbor Community College in Wilmington, Calif., announced his commitment to the Volunteers on a California-based online radio show.

Moore, who had signed with Southern Cal out of high school, chose UT over Miami. He is the nation's No. 5 junior college prospect according to He plans to enroll at UT in June as a redshirt sophomore.

Moore officially will sign with the Vols on Wednesday, national signing day.

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