LSU Football BIO
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John David Moore
Player Profile:
John David Moore 1350250
Position: Fullback
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 236 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Ruston, La.
High School: Ruston HS
Major: Architecture
Born: 05/30/1995

2016 Charles. E. Coates Award Winner
2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Joins Christian LaCouture as LSU's No. 18s in the 2017 ... The No. 18 jersey is symbolic with being a team leader and selfless player who best represents what it means to be an LSU Tiger ... Moore and LaCouture represent the first duo to be selected to wear No. 18 on the same team since the tradition began in 2003 ... Presented the jersey during the first team meeting of fall camp on July 30 ... Moves to F-back and tight end this year as LSU moves away from the traditional two-back backfield ... Still a very valuable blocker in the offensive game plan for the Tigers, but will now become more of a threat in the passing game ... Possesses great instincts to hit the hole and clear the way for the tailback ... ... Excellent in pass protection ... Versatile prospect who trained at tight end in 2013 and most of 2014 before moving to fullback full-time prior to the 2015 season ... Has played in 26 games with six career starts ... Selected as the 2016 Charles E. Coates Award winner as the top student-athlete ... Maintains a 3.995 grade point average in architecture ... Has made all A's and just one B in college.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Played in all 12 games and started games at fullback against Wisconsin and Florida ... Totaled seven attempts for 17 yards on the ground ... Caught eight passes for 45 yards ... Paved the way for record-breaking performances by Leonard Fournette and Derrius Guice ... Both Fournette and Guice broke the single-game LSU rushing record against Ole Miss and Texas A&M ... Matched his career high with two catches for 13 yards in the Citrus Bowl ... Had one catch for eight yards at Texas A&M ... Marked a career day against Florida where he had a career-best four carries for 15 yards and also had one reception for six yards ... Caught two passes for 12 yards at Arkansas ... Carried the ball for the first time in his career and picked up a first down on a one-yard carry against Alabama and finished the game with five yards on two carries and a one-yard reception ... Made a nine-yard catch against Missouri ... Had multiple touches in a game for the first time in his career when he made two receptions for nine yards against Mississippi State ... Returned to action and started against Wisconsin after missing the second half of the 2015 season and spring practice with an injury ... One of LSU's captains in games against Jacksonville State and Auburn ... CoSIDA Academic All-District Team member.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in six games with five starts at fullback before an injury took him out for the remainder of the season ... Helped pave the way for Leonard Fournette's record-breaking start in which Fournette became the first player in SEC history to rush for 200 yards in three-straight games and became the 10th player in FBS history to reach 1,000 rushing yards in the first five games of a season ... Made his first career reception versus South Carolina and was injured on the play ... Led the way for Leonard Fournette to rush for 244 yards at Syracuse ... Continued his great lead blocking as he helped Leonard Fournette rush for 228 yards versus Auburn and a team total of 411 rushing yards ... Made his first career start at fullback at Mississippi State and cleared the way for Leonard Fournette's career night (28 rushes, 159 yds, 3 TDs) ... Suffered a season-ending injury at Alabama ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive season.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Competed in eight games with no starts ... Saw action at tight end, fullback and on special teams ... Recognized on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Redshirted as a freshman in 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played tight end where he caught 24 balls for 354 yards and six touchdowns as a junior for Ruston High School ... Earned LSWA Class 5A all-state honorable mention as a junior ... Named Ruston High School and Lincoln Parish Student of the Year for 2012-13 ... Coached by Billy Laird.

PERSONAL
Parents are Melinda and Byron Moore ... Has two older brothers Matthew and Michael and an older sister, Elizabeth ... Born May 30, 1995 ... Chose LSU because of its architecture program ... Currently majoring in architecture and is featured in a video produced by the LSU School of Architecture “Where Passion Becomes Genius” to help promote the school to prospective students.

J.D. MOORE'S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 4 vs. Florida, 2016
Yards: 15 vs. Florida, 2016
Long: 7, vs. Florida, 2016

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