Posted: Sat January 12, 2013 12:47AM; Updated: Sat January 12, 2013 12:47AM

Texas DT Moore declares for NFL draft

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas defensive tackle Brandon Moore is skipping his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

Moore announced his decision on Friday, saying he enjoyed his time at Texas but was ready to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL.

Moore played in 12 games, including five starts, during his one season at Texas after transferring from East Mississippi Community College. He ranked fifth on the team with eight tackles for loss and tied for third with six QB pressures, while also getting 18 tackles and two sacks.

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