October 16, 2007

NU looking to add speed with Moore

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is always looking to add speed to his defense, and to that end the Wildcats recently offered a scholarship to Klein (Texas) outside linebacker Brian Moore, who runs a 4.5-second 40-yard dash.

Moore committed to Tulsa in early July, but Northwestern and linebackers coach Randy Bates never stopped recruiting the two-star prospect because his commitment was a soft verbal.

Moore said that Tulsa is still the team to beat, but he is "really excited" about the Northwestern offer and "very interested" in the school.

He also has offers from Air Force and Navy, but he isn't really interested in either school at this point.

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