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The accolades continue to roll in for Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah Moore.†
The NFL-bound receiver was named a first-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundationóhis fourth such honor making him the 13th consensus All-American in Ole Miss football history and the first since DB Senquez Golson in 2014.
In just eight games, Moore finished the 2020 season leading the nation with 149.1 yards and 10.8 receptions per game while also breaking A.J. Brownís program single-season record with 86 catches. His yardage total of 1,193 fell just 127 yards short of Brownís record of 1,320. For his career, Moore came up 13 catches shy of Laquon Treadwellís program record 202.†
He finishes his time Oxford tied for third in receptions (189), fourth in receiving yardage (2,441) and sixth in receiving touchdowns (16).
The Fort Lauderdale native opted out of the final two games of the season as he began his preparation for the 2021 NFL Draft in April. At the time of his decision, ESPNís Mel Kiper Jr. had Moore on his ĎBig Boardí of his top 25 prospects and that praise continued earlier this week.†
ďI would think heís going to play like a first-rounder when heís in the NFL,Ē Kiper said on ĎESPNís First Draft’ podcast after calling Moore ďtremendously undervalued.Ē
Kiperís draft counterpart Todd McShay said that the 5í9, 185-pound receiver would likely wind up between picks 20-32 in his upcoming mock drafts.†
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