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Tracy Moore, The Mismatch

by John Helsley Modified: April 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm •  Published: August 16, 2012
OSU receivers coach Kasey Dunn says Tracy Moore is plenty fast.
OSU receivers coach Kasey Dunn says Tracy Moore is plenty fast.

Tracy Moore’s best assets, through perception, have always been his size and his hands.

The big-bodied Moore never conjures up the image of a speed-burner. For that, look to Isaiah Anderson, the wide receiver flanking Moore on the opposite side of the field.

Speed, however, can be relative, says Cowboys receivers coach Kasey Dunn.

“Tracyis a big body with good speed,” Dunn said. “He’s fast – not Isaiah Anderson fast – but when you’re 6-2 and 220 pounds and you can move like he moves, it’s really a challenge defensively to try and stop a guy like that.

“You can’t put somebody on him who is undersized, because he’s going to pound right through the guy. And you can’t put somebody on him who is a little bigger, but doesn’t have the foot speed, because then he’ll run by you.

“He’s got a lot of things working for him athletically. And he’s done a nice job. He’s another guy who’s caught everything in camp.”

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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