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Stephen Moore of Garner to play football at Bridgewater College

Stephen Moore signs with Bridgewater College to play football with (seated, from left) his grandmother, Cheryl Ward, his sister, Sierra Moore, his mom, Michelle Moore, (standing, from left) Garner athletics director Nelson Smith, principal Carter Hillman and football coach Thurman Leach.
Stephen Moore signs with Bridgewater College to play football with (seated, from left) his grandmother, Cheryl Ward, his sister, Sierra Moore, his mom, Michelle Moore, (standing, from left) Garner athletics director Nelson Smith, principal Carter Hillman and football coach Thurman Leach. Garner High School Photo Courtesy of Jason Boyette

High School: Garner

Height, Weight: 6-foot-2, 300 pounds

Also Considered: St. Augustine’s, Methodist, Averette, N.C. Wesleyan

Why Bridgewater? “The academics are great. And it has a highly-regarded football program for the Division III. Everything I was looking for, they were it.”

Major: Biology and/or Criminal Justice

Notable: Stephen was a two-year starter at offensive tackle for the Trojans and projects to play on the O-line at Bridgewater as well. …. He treasures being part of the Garner football tradition and earning a starting spot as a junior is one of his most memorable accomplishments. … Stephen knows improving his foot speed will be key to his success in college football. … “Being part of the Garner football family, on and off of the field, is something I will cherish forever,” Stephen said.

D. Clay Best: 919-524-8895, @dclaybest

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