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Sinorice Moss

position

Wide Receiver

Height

5-8

Weight

185 lbs.

Class

Senior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Carol City HS

CAREER: Speedy receiver who has a knack for making big plays…Brother offormer UM star and current Washington Redskin Santana Moss is a regular inteam’s wide receiver rotation…In three years, has 31 receptions for 492 yards(15.9 average) and three touchdowns…Has played in 36 games over threeseasons, with four starts…Fine special teams player who has missed only twogames in three years…Earned a role on special teams coverage and receivingunits in 2002 as a true freshman, and has played larger roles sincethen…Criminology major.

 

2004 (JUNIOR): Started four of 11 games played and ranked third among theteam’s wide receivers with 20 catches for 351 yards (second on the team) andthree touchdowns…Average per catch of 17.5 yards ranked second on thesquad…Also blocked a punt that was recovered for a touchdown…Had a hugegame in the season opener on national TV vs. Florida State, scoring thegame-tying touchdown (the first of his career) on a 30-yard pass from BrockBerlin with 30 seconds remaining. Also set up the team’s field goal in the fourthquarter with a 63-yard reception. For the game, totaled 4 receptions for 112yards, marking the first 100-yard game of his career…Earned a startingassignment against Louisiana Tech but did not have any catches…Startedagain at Houston and caught 1 pass for 11 yards…Started at Georgia Techand caught 2 passes for 30 yards…Missed the Louisville game with a hamstringinjury…Did not start at North Carolina, but returned to action and caught1 pass for a 10-yard touchdown…Caught 3 passes for 59 yards at NorthCarolina while playing in the WR rotation…Made 2 receptions for 25 yards vs.Clemson…Caught 2 passes for 9 yards at Virginia…Started against WakeForest and had a fine game with 3 catches for 82 yards, including an 18-yardTD pass in the first quarter. Also blocked a punt by All-America candidate RyanPlackemeier that was recovered in the end zone by Rashaun Jones for atouchdown…Finished the regular season vs. Virginia Tech with 1 reception for8 yards…In the Peach Bowl vs. Florida, played as a reserve and caught 1pass for 4 yards.2003 (SOPHOMORE): Made eight catches for 111 yards, averaging 13.9 yards per catch…hauled in a 26-yard reception for a first down on Miami’s game-winning drive against Florida…caught two passes for 20 yards against East Carolina…made two receptions for 40 yards against Temple, including a 32-yard grab…caught two passes for 21 yards in Miami’s win over Pittsburgh to clinch the Big East Conference title.

 

2002 (FRESHMAN): Played extensively on special teams and as a reserve receiver, seeing action in all 13 games…made three catches for 30 yards…made a 17-yard reception in the win at West Virginia…had a 12-yard catch, his first as a Hurricane, in the win at Temple…made a one-yard grab against Connecticut…was credited with four tackles (two solos) on special teams coverage.

HIGH SCHOOL: Carol City…dangerous triple-threat athlete who was a standout receiver in a run-oriented offense during his prep career…caught 23 passes for 506 yards and 8 touchdowns as a senior…rushed for 86 yards on 2 carries in 2001…also punted 12 times for a 29-yard average (long of 44)…best game as a senior was a 4-catch, 132-yard, 2-touchdown outing against Barbra Goleman High…had 123 yards and two touchdowns on three catches against Miami Edison…was a second-team All-Dade selection in 2001…All-Region by Student Sports magazine…All-Region by PrepStar…rated the no. 56 prospect overall in Florida, regardless of position, by SuperPrep…rated the no. 50 wide receiver in the nation by TheInsiders.com…ranked the no. 7 wide receiver and no. 27 overall player in Florida by Florida Prep Football…rated the no. 7 wide receiver and No. 53 overall player in the state by Florida Kids magazine…ranked no. 13 in the Miami-Dade Top 20 by the Miami Herald…had 18 catches for 432 yards and 6 touchdowns as a senior…has been timed at 4.45 in the 40-yard dash…has a best vertical leap of 35 inches…played in the Dade/Broward All-Star Game…also an accomplished track athlete who ran a 10.99 100m at the USATF Junior National Championships as a junior…had a personal best long jump of 22 feet, 11 inches, as a freshman…an Honor Roll student…chose Miami over LSU, North Carolina State and Rutgers…coached in football by Walt Frazier.

MOSS’ CAREER STATISTICS

Year G-S No. Yards Avg. TD LP
2002 12-0 3 30 10.0 0 17
2003 13-0 8 111 13.9 0 32
2004 11-4 20 351 17.5 3 63
Totals 36-4 31 492 15.9 3 63