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Moore pleased with first season but ready for new role on Wartburg football team

Posted: Monday, Jan 14th, 2013

Nick Moore went from wearing purple and white to black and orange at Wartburg. (Photo by Todd Smith/Hubs Sports Photography)

WAVERLY Former Hub football standout Nick Moore plans to put on some weight and gain some speed over the offseason as prepares to transition from his familiar role of quarterback to running back and safety.

Currently a freshman, Moore recently finished his first term at Wartburg College and with it, his first season with the Knights. He dressed on the sidelines for varsity games, but saw more snaps for the junior varsity Knights at quarterback.

Moore, still accustomed to the traditionally effective running game at Rochelle, found it taking him more time to become comfortable with the new offense.

I didnt throw the football a lot, and Im not sure the coaches liked that too much, said Moore. I prefer to tuck and scramble.

For the complete article see the 01-13-2013 issue.

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