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Isaiah Moore Named To Wuerffel Award Watch List

July 30, 2021
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RALEIGH, N.C. - Wolfpack fifth-year linebacker Isaiah Moore has been named to the watch list for the 2021 Wuerffel Trophy, which honors achievement and community service.

Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from the University of Florida, Danny Wuerffel, the Wuerffel Trophy is presented in February annually in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The trophy exists to honor college football players who serve others, celebrate their positive impact on society, and inspire greater service in the world.

Moore, A first-team preseason All-ACC choice according to Athlon, leads all returning Power 5 linebackers in tackles at or behind the line of scrimmage in 2020 with 27. He ranked second on the team and 10th in the ACC in tackles last season and was a team captain.

Off the field, Moore was a leader in establishing #PackUnited, a student-led initiative that focuses on denouncing racism and police brutality while also promoting racial unity. He also serves on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and earned the team's community service award for 2020.

The formal announcement of the 2021 recipient will be made on December 9 and the presentation of the 2021 Wuerffel Trophy will occur in February 2022 in Fort Walton Beach.

 
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