2021 NFL Draft: Dan Moore Jr. Draft Profile

Dan Moore Jr.

Dan Moore Jr. 2021 NFL Draft Profile

Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6’5.5
Weight: 311 lbs
School: Texas A&M University

Pro Day Stats

Hand: 10 1/4
Arm: 34 1/2
Wingspan: 83 1/2
40-Yard Dash: 5.21
20-Yard Dash: 2.91
10-Yard Dash: 1.84
225 Lb. Bench Reps: 28
Vertical Jump: 30 1/2
Broad Jump: 09’02”
20-Yard Shuttle: 4.73
3-Cone Drill: 7.56

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Dan Moore Jr. 2021 Draft Profile

Overview

Born in Beaumont, Texas, Dan Moore Jr. attended Beaumont West Brook High School. PrepStar ranked Moore as a three-star recruit and gave him PrepStar All-Midlands Region Team Honors. Whereas Scout.com rated him as a three-star recruit, being ranked eighth amongst guards in the state, and the ninth-best in the Midland Region. Meanwhile, both Rivals and ESPN gave him three stars, the latter ranking him as the 73rd best guard recruit. Lastly, 247Sports named Moore their 39th ranked offensive guard. Ultimately, Moore committed to Texas A&M University.

As a freshman, Moore played eight games at right tackle. His sophomore season, he played in 13 games, helping the team total 5,590 yards on the year. He also received the Sophomore Academic Award. During his junior year, Moore started in 13 games and helped his team defeat Texas State by clearing a path for 100-yard runners. Additionally, he helped the Aggies defeat Lamar University by blocking for over 600 yards of offense. The team defeated Mississippi State in part due to Moore’s blocking, which allowed for four touchdowns.

In his second year, Moore received All-SEC Team Honors. He was also named Team Captain for the opening game that year. He was a member of the Outland Trophy Watch List, was a Joe Moore Award Finalist, and received Preseason Coaches’ All-SEC Third Team honors.

Strengths

  • Very good upper body and lower body strength
  • Good balance to maintain stopping power against defenders
  • Has good athleticism for his size
  • Has improved his play every year
  • Maintains good situational awareness

Weaknesses

  • Needs to improve his hands in order to gain better balance and strength for blocking
  • Needs to improve footwork
  • Lacks aggressiveness and intensity
  • He will require a few years of development and refinement
  • Can lose target in a blitz

Player Comparison: Bobby Evans

Teams With Need At Position: Baltimore Ravens, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Chargers, Buffalo Bills

Draft Projection: 6th Round

Bottom Line on Dan Moore Jr.

Moore Jr. is a big, strong blocker that will need a lot of development at the NFL level. He needs to be more aggressive and take charge instead of being reactive. A team would be best suited to put Moore Jr. behind a veteran linebacker, so he can learn and take his time improving. His ceiling is a good backup and he will be drafted by a team looking for depth.

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