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Chris Moody
Chris  Moody

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Henry County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212

Position:
FS

Experience:
2 VL


08/19/2014

Chris Moody ready for elevated role at safety spot

By Josh Kendall (The State)

Junior safety who saw extensive action in 2014... listed on the second team unit at free safety entering the spring... has played in 25 games over the last two campaigns, making seven starts.

2014: Sophomore safety who played in all 13 games making seven starts... credited with 37 tackles... tallied a game- and career-high eight tackles, including seven solo stops, in the season opener versus Texas A&M... made first career start against East Carolina, making three tackles... recorded four stops and grabbed his first interception against Furman... recovered the first fumble of his career in a start at Auburn... credited with seven tackles in a start versus Tennessee... added six tackles at Clemson.

2013: Redshirt freshman safety who saw action in 12 games... primarily used on special teams... credited with seven tackles... saw his most action at Tennessee when Chaz Elder was sidelined with an injury and Kadetrix Marcus was ejected for targeting... responded with three tackles in that contest.

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played quarterback and defensive back for Henry County High School in McDonough, Ga., graduating in 2012... coached by Mike Rozier... recruited as an athlete who could play cornerback or safety and could be used in the Wildcat offense... was a first-team AAAAA All-State selection and the Henry County Player of the Year as a senior... led the Warhawks to an 8-4 record... rushed for 1,064 yards and passed for 1,475 yards on offense while accounting for 22 touchdowns... also logged 25 tackles with a couple of interceptions on the defensive side of the ball... played in the annual GACA North vs. South All-Star Game following the season... threw for 1,100 yards and rushed for 500 more with 16 combined TDs as a junior for the Warhawks... rated a three-star prospect, the 64th-best "athlete" and the 67th-best player in the state by Rivals.com... three-star prospect and the nation's 63rd-best safety according to Scout.com... a three-star player, the 36th-best "athlete" and the 46th-best player in Georgia according to ESPN.com... given three stars, rated the 65th-best player in Georgia and the 72nd-best "athlete" in the country by 247Sports.com... originally committed to Vanderbilt before switching to Carolina... had scholarship offers from over 15 FBS schools with UCF and USF also making his final four.

PERSONAL: Chris Moody was born June 9, 1994... is a sport and entertainment management major.