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CAREER NOTES:Moore started 20 of 52 games at Tennessee...Ranks 12th in school history with 112 receptions...His 2,004 receiving yards rank seventh on the UT career-record chart...His 18 touchdown catches rank fifth in Tennessee annals...His 981 yards receiving in 2010 rank seventh on the school season-record chart...Sixth player in school history to gain 200 yards receiving in a game and the only Volunteer to accomplish that feat twice in a season and career (205 yards vs. Kentucky; 228 yards vs. South Carolina in 2010)...His 205 yards rank fifth on the Tennessee game-record list and his 228 yards rank second all-time...Moore tied a school career-record by playing in 52 games.

2010: All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection by The NFL Draft Report...Started all 13 games at split end...Finished second on the team with 47 receptions...His 981 receiving yards (20.87 avg.) rank seventh on the school season-record list...Nine of his catches were for touchdowns...Had a pair of 200-yard performances (205 vs. Kentucky and 228 vs. South Carolina), becoming the only player in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision ranks to accomplish that feat in 2010...His 228 yards tied for second and his 205 yards rank fifth on the school game-record chart...Set the school season and career records for most 200-yard receiving performances...Had 17 catches of at least 20 yards, with 12 of at least30 yards...Became the first Volunteer since Joey Kent in 1995 to have at least one touchdown reception in five consecutive games...His 20.87 yards per reception ranked second in the nation...Added 82 yards and one TD on seven carries (11.7 avg.), returned five kickoffs for 84 yards (16.8 avg.)...Finished with 1,147 all-purpose yards (88.23 yards per game).

2009: Appeared in 13 games, starting seven contests at flanker...Finished second on the team with 40 receptions for 540 yards (13.50 avg.) with seven touchdowns...Rushed three times for 23 yards (7.7 avg).

2008: Moore appeared in 12 games as a reserve split end...Caught 11 passes for 271 yards (24.64 avg.) with two touchdowns...His 63-yard reception vs. Kentucky was the longest reception by a Volunteer in 2008...Gained 49 yards on two kickoff returns (24.5 avg.).

2007: Freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection by the league's coaches...Appeared in all 14 games as a reserve slot receiver...Caught 14 passes for 212 yards (15.14 avg.)...Returned four kickoffs for 87 yards, including a long of 31 yards vs. California...Recorded two solo tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Tatum (Tex.) High School, playing football for head coach Andy Evans...Prep Star All-American selection...Twice named Class 2A Texas Sportswriters Association first-team All-State as a kick returner, adding second-team Reebok Super Team honors as defensive back...The two-time All-District choice was rate the 34th-best overall athlete in the country and ranked 40th on the Texas Top 100 list as a three-star prospect...As a junior, Moore caught 27 passes for 423 yards (15.6 avg.) with eight touchdowns...Gained 287 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries (13.0 avg.)...During his senior season, collected 32 receptions for 501 yards (15.65 avg.) and rushed 27 times for 200 yards...Competed in track and set the record en route to winning the Texas state championship in the 110-meter hurdles (13,73) as a junior in 2006...Was the starting point guard on basketball team and averaged 20.1 points per game.

PERSONAL: Criminal Justice major...Born Denarius Earl Moore on 12/09/88...Resides in Tatum, Texas.

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