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Pine Creek's Moore III commits to Southern Utah

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Posted at 9:07 PM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 01:09:22-05

National Signing Day will take place on Wednesday, however one local standout made his commitment a day early.

Pine Creek senior running back David Moore III has made it official, signing to play collegiality at Southern Utah next year. The Thunderbirds play in the FCS and are a member of the Big Sky Conference.

Moore III put together one of the most impressive careers in Colorado high school football history. The Eagles tailback rushed for 7,627 yards, ranking third all-time in state history, while also adding 96 career touchdowns.

Named CHSAA's Class 4A Player of the year after recording 2,602 yards and 36 touchdowns during his senior season, the four-year starter told News 5 Sports, his decision came down to "Best Fit."