Oregon lands WR Moore, No. 3 overall recruit

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Oregon landed a Fourth of July recruiting win with a commitment from five-star wide receiver Dakorien Moore Thursday night, beating Texas, LSU and Ohio State to the pledge of the No. 1 wide receiver and top uncommitted prospect in the 2025 class.

Moore, the 5-foot-11, 185-pound pass catcher from Duncanville, Texas, is the No. 3 overall recruit in the 2025 ESPN 300. He joins the Ducks as the program’s 11th ESPN 300 pledge in 2025 and the highest-rated prospect in Dan Lanning’s incoming class. Per ESPN rankings, Moore represents Oregon’s highest-rated commitment since it landed Kayvon Thibodeaux as the No. 1 overall recruit in the 2019 class.

A two-time Texas 6A D-I state champion at Duncanville High School, Moore initially committed to LSU in August 2023 as the second-highest rated prospect in the Tigers’ 2025 class before pulling his pledge from the program on May 16.

Brian Kelly and the Tigers remained in contention for Moore’s commitment after he reopened his recruitment in the spring, and he took official visits to Ohio State, LSU, Texas and Oregon from the final weekend of May into late June. At the end of one of the most closely followed races of summer, the Ducks were able to lure Moore to Oregon in a major recruiting victory for Lanning and wide receivers coach Junior Adams.

Moore commits to the Ducks ahead of a junior season at Duncanville High School, where he’ll return as one of the most accomplished high school prospects in the state on the heels of back-to-back state football titles.

Power 4 offers poured in for Moore after he hauled in 44 passes for 764 yards and six touchdowns during his sophomore season in 2022. Catching passes from Alabama commit Keelon Russell (No. 32 in ESPN 300), Moore authored a prolific statistical season on his way to another state championship last fall, racking up 1,532 yards on 71 receptions with 18 touchdowns. A key piece of Duncanville’s track team, Moore helped lead the Panthers to a 6A state championship in the 4×200 relay earlier this year.

In Moore, Lanning has the highest-ranked commit of his tenure in Eugene and a tent-pole prospect for Oregon in 2025. Moore joins top offensive pledges in four-star wide receiver Dallas Wilson (No. 6 WR in 2025), quarterback Akili Smith Jr. (No. 9 pocket passer), running back Jordon Davison (No. 5 running back) and athlete Dierre Hill (No. 8 ATH). Oregon’s incoming defensive class is led by athletes Dorian Brew (No. 5 ATH in 2025) and Brandon Finney (No. 7 ATH) as well as linebacker Nasir Wyatt (No. 11 OLB).

The Ducks’ overall 2025 class ranks 22nd nationally, per ESPN.

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