Scouting Report: DJ Moore, WR, Maryland

Philadelphia, PA | 5096 | 215 | 4.49E | 2019

Elusive in the open field, able to pick up yards after the catch and is not afraid to go over the middle. He has flourished as a blocker. Has been used in an array of different ways; on reverses, sweeps and screens, while possessing the ability to also beat opponents deep. He is dangerous in space and possesses a strong body frame, despite his lack of length. He added 15 pounds to his frame during the 2016 offseason and didn’t sacrifice his speed. He has improved his route running immensely but there’s still room for improvement to sharpen his footwork. He has endured inconsistent quarterback play throughout his collegiate career (Has played with seven different starters). Height concerns will be the main flaw that stands out to scouts. A mismatch underneath, in addition to being a weapon on end arounds and reverses he also returns kicks—expect his stock to continue to rise. Projects as an inside/slot wide out who warrants a top 100 overall draft grade.


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).

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

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.

Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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