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Week 1: Moore, one of the top safeties in the Big Ten, was held out because of injury from Michigan's season- and home-opener against East Carolina. The Wolverines won handily, 30-3.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2023 (jr): Two-year letterman (2021-22)... Heads into 2023 having appeared in 25 games with 17 starts.
2022 (soph): All-Big Ten selection (honorable mention, media, 2022)... Shared team Defensive Rookie of the Year honors (2021); named Special Teams Rookie of the Year (2022)...Appeared in all 14 games at safety and made 13 starts; led all defensive backs with 71 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss with a shared sack, a team-leading four interceptions among seven pass breakups, and one quarterback hurry to earn his second varsity letter... All-Big Ten selection (honorable mention, media)... Five times, shared Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against Colorado State, Michigan State, at Indiana, at Rutgers, at Ohio State... Recorded his first career interception with a 37-yard return among four tackles and a split-sack against Colorado State (Sept. 3)... Started at safety against Hawaii (Sept. 10)... Assisted on a pair of tackles as the starting safety against UConn (Sept. 17)... Made four solo stops and five total tackles starting against Maryland (Sept. 24)... Contributed four solo tackles from the safety position at Iowa (Oct. 1)... Recorded a key interception in a start at Indiana (Oct. 8), and made six tackles... Started against Penn State (Oct. 15)... Returned an interception 34 yards and broke up another; also made five tackles starting against Michigan State (Oct. 29)... Started and made a solo tackle at Rutgers (Nov. 5)... Against Nebraska (Nov. 12), contributed three tackles from the starting safety spot... Started and delivered five tackles (two solo) against Illinois (Nov. 19)... Broke up two passes, made a tackle for loss, and contributed five stops in total at Ohio State (Nov. 26)... Set a career-high with 14 tackles (nine solos) against Purdue in the Big Ten Championship (Dec. 3)... Led the team with 12 tackles (nine solo), intercepted a pass, and hurried the quarterback against TCU in the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl/CFP Semifinal (Dec. 31)
2021 (fr): Appeared in 11 games with four starts at safety and also contributed on special teams; made 32 tackles with one pass break up to earn his first varsity letter... Shared team Defensive Rookie of the Year honors (2021); also named Special Teams Rookie of the Year... Made his U-M debut playing safety and on special teams against Western Michigan (Sept. 4), notching three tackles (two solo)... Broke up a pass and made a solo stop playing in the secondary and on special teams against Washington (Sept. 11)... Credited with one solo tackle playing in the secondary and on special teams against Northern Illinois (Sept. 18)... Played in the secondary and notched a solo tackle at Wisconsin (Oct. 2)... Made one assisted tackle playing in the secondary and on special teams against Northwestern (Oct. 23)... Played the nickle spot and made one tackle against Indiana (Nov. 6)... Earned his first career start at safety at Penn State (Nov. 13), finishing with six tackles (two solo)... Contributed five tackles (four solo) in a start at Maryland (Nov. 20)... Started against Ohio State (Nov. 27) and made a career-high nine tackles (five solo)... Contributed three solo stops playing safety and special teams against Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game (Dec. 4)... Earned a start at safety against Georgia in the Capital One Orange Bowl/CFP Semifinal (Dec. 31) and made one solo tackle
High school: Attended Northmont Senior High School (Clayton, OH) and coached by Tony Broering... Helped lead team to an 8-0 regular season record and the playoffs during his senior year; team’s playoff game was canceled due to COVID... Member of Northmont team that reached the regional semifinals as a sophomore... Ran track at Northmont, clocking 6.99 seconds in the 60-meter dash and 22.17 seconds in the 200-meter dash, qualifying for the state meet in both events...Posted 68 tackles, one interception and six pass breakups as a senior... Caught 28 passes for 440 yards and eight touchdowns during his senior season... Recorded 85 tackles, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a junior... Tied school record with three interceptions in one game during his junior year...Earned a 247Sports Composite ranking of three-stars; the No. 498 overall player nationally, the No. 37 safety prospect nationally and the No. 17 player in the state of Ohio... Named a four-star prospect by 247Sports; the No. 26 safety nationally and the No. 12 player in the state of Ohio... Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, the No. 20 safety, and the No. 14 player in the state of Ohio... Rivals.com three-star prospect, the No. 50 safety in the country and the No. 26 player in Ohio... Earned first-team All-Ohio as a senior; received honorable mention honors as a junior... Named All-Southwest Ohio District 1 first team as a senior
Roderick Moore Jr. was born July 3, 2003... Son of Roderick Sr. and Janice Moore... Comes from the same high school as Wolverine defensive lineman Gabe Newburg
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