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With little bravado, Maryland's DJ Moore moving toward the top of 2018 receiver class

With little bravado, Maryland's DJ Moore moving toward the top of 2018 receiver class

Cookie Ridley can relate to what reporters who’ve covered the youngest of her three children experienced during DJ Moore’s three years at Maryland. No matter what Moore did, including a record-setting 2017 season, he made barely a peep.

“He’s not a big talker,” Ridley said recently. “That’s always been him.”

In that way, Moore is an anomaly for the position he plays, and what he accomplished as a Terp. It’s Moore's feet and hands — not his mouth — that led to where he finds himself as the 2018 NFL draft approaches.

Considered by most to be a second- or even third-round pick after catching a single-season school-record 80 passes and being named the Big Ten’s top...

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