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Alonzo Moore
Player Profile:
Alonzo Moore 804602
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Winnfield, La.
High School: Winnfield Senior
Major: Sociology

Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)

Alonzo Moore was a key part of a receiving corps that ranked among the Big Ten's best units in recent years. The 6-2, 195-pound Moore showed his big-play ability throughout his Husker career, averaging better than 16 yards per reception in his career.

Moore finished his Nebraska career with 60 receptions to rank in the top 35 in school history and was just shy of joining the Huskers' 1,000-yard receiving club. Moore also became involved in the running game in his final two seasons, carrying the ball on end-around plays and contributed in the kickoff return game during his career.

Moore earned his degree in sociology in August of 2016 and played his senior season as a graduate student. 

2016 (Senior)
Moore played in 11 games and made four starts. He finished his senior season with 20 receptions for 375 yards, an average of 18.8 yards per catch which ranked among the best in the Big Ten Conference. Moore had a touchdown grab in each of the Huskers' first two games of the season. 

Moore opened the season with three catches for 92 yards against Fresno State, including a 57-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter. He also had a career-long 24-yard rush against the Bulldogs. A week later against Wyoming, Moore had three receptions for a career-high 109 yards, including a career-long 63-yard touchdown catch. 

Moore added three catches against Oregon, then had three receptions for 72 yards at Northwestern, including a 59-yard catch. The 59-yard catch marked his third catch of the season in excess of 50 yards. Moore missed the Illinois game with an injury and was plagued by injuries throughout the second half of the year. He did have three catches for 36 yards against Minnesota and caught a season-high four passes on Senior Day against Maryland. 

2015 (Junior)
Moore helped Nebraska feature one of the Big Ten’s top passing offenses. He played in 12 games with five starts, while missing the Purdue game with an injury. Moore tied for fourth on the team with 24 receptions for 395 yards and six touchdowns. He added 106 rushing yards on 14 carries. Moore had seven catches of at least 20 yards, and his six touchdown receptions ranked second on the team, as did his average of 16.5 yards per reception.

Moore opened the year with a flourish, catching three passes for 48 yards and a touchdown against BYU. He had a career-high five receptions, including a touchdown, against South Alabama. He also combined to rush for 43 yards in the two games, including a season-long 19-yard run against the Jaguars.

Moore caught his third touchdown of the season at Miami, helping ignite a fourth-quarter rally that sent the game into overtime. Moore had a 41-yard touchdown catch against Wisconsin, followed by four catches for a career-high 84 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown at Minnesota.

Moore had three catches for 65 yards against Michigan State, including a 43-yard third-quarter catch to set up a touchdown. A week later, he had a career-long 44-yard touchdown reception in a victory at Rutgers.

2014 (Sophomore)
Moore played in the first 11 games before missing the final two games with an injury. He started seven of the first eight games and had 10 receptions for 136 yards. He also had three kickoff returns for 53 yards.

Moore caught three passes for 26 yards against Miami and had two receptions against Rutgers. He had a season-long 43-yard catch at Michigan State, keeping the Huskers’ comeback hopes alive late in the fourth quarter.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Moore played in 10 games, making starts against Illinois and Minnesota. He had six receptions for 75 yards and averaged 23.2 yards on five kickoff returns. Moore had a career-high four receptions for 43 yards against Northwestern. He also had a 19-yard catch against South Dakota State. He had 71 kickoff return yards at Minnesota and two returns for 45 yards against Northwestern.

2012 (Redshirt)
Moore redshirted in his first season in 2012.

Before Nebraska (Winnfield HS)
Moore saw action at quarterback, running back and receiver for Winnfield High School, helping his team to a 14-1 record and a trip to the Class 2A state championship game in 2011. Moore rushed for 1,473 yards and 22 touchdowns on 156 carries, while throwing for another 442 yards and a touchdown. Moore was a first-team all-state pick and was chosen as the Class 2A Offensive Player of the Year. Moore totaled 26 touchdowns as a senior, including three on returns.

As a junior, Moore earned all-district honors and honorable-mention all-state accolades, while primarily playing receiver. He caught 49 passes for 1,246 yards and 17 touchdowns for Coach Andy Pyles’ team, while also rushing 53 times for 591 yards and nine scores.

Moore spent the majority of his time at quarterback in his first two years. As a sophomore in 2009, he accounted for more than 2,100 total yards to help Winnfield to an 8-4 record. Moore was ranked among the top 50 receivers in the nation by 247 Sports. Moore was also an outstanding basketball player and averaged better than 20 points per game during his junior season. During the spring, Moore captured a gold medal in the Class 2A high jump with a jump of 6-5, while adding a silver medal in the triple jump and a seventh-place finish in the long jump. Moore also visited Mississippi State and Louisiana Tech before choosing Nebraska.

Personal
The son of Janice Moore, Alonzo was born on Nov. 10, 1992. Moore has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes and local hospital visits, and was named to the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship teams in 2016.

Moore's Career Statistics

Year

G/S

Rec. 

Yards 

Y/R 

Y/G 

Long

TDs

2012       Redshirt      
2013 10/2 6 75 12.5 7.5 19 vs. SDSU 0
2014 11/7 10 136 13.6 12.4 43 at Michigan State 0

2015

12/5

24 395 16.5 32.9

44 at Rutgers

6

2016

11/4

20 375 18.8 37.5

63 vs. Wyoming

2

Totals

44/18

60 981 16.4 22.3

63 vs. Wyoming

8


Kickoff Returns:
8 att., 169 yards, 21.1 ypr, long-28; 3 att., 53 yards, 17.7 ypr in 2014; 5 att., 116 yards, 23.2 ypr in 2013.
Rushing: 18 carries, 164 yards, 9.1 ypc; long-24 vs. Fresno State, 2016; 14 carries, 106 yards, 7.6 ypc, long-19 vs. South Alabama, in 2015; 4 carries, 58 yards, 14.5 ypc, long-24 vs. Fresno St. in 2016

Single-Game Highs 
» Receptions –
5 vs. South Alabama (2015)
» Receiving Yards – 109 vs. Wyoming, (2016)
» Touchdowns – 1, eight times

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