Running Back
Height 5'10"
Weight 190
Year Sophomore
Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
High School Harding Academy
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate October 21, 1998




Saw action in five games as a first-year running back … Also contributed on special teams … Rushed four times for 15 yards with a long of six on season … Rushed for 15 yards on four carries, made an unassisted tackle on special teams in first career game action at Marist (Oct. 7) … Earned varsity letter.




A 2017 graduate of the Harding Academy in Memphis, Tenn., where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Johnny Allen and Ryan Derrick … Selected to the Division 2A All-State Football Team … Two-time Memphis Commercial Appeal Athletic Award “Best of the Preps” … Two-time Division 2A All-State honoree … Two-time All-District selection … Named the District 2A Offensive Player of the Year and All-District Team West after accumulating 1,500 yards, 21 touchdowns and 8.0 yards per carry … Two-time team captain … Named team offensive player of the year … Led the Lions to a 9-2 overall record and 4-1 league mark as a senior … In 12 games, rushed for 1,807 yards and 20 touchdowns on 240 carries for a 7.5 yards per carry average as a junior … Set school’s single season rushing record as a junior … Rushed for a career-high 363 yards … Guided Harding to a 10-3 overall record and state semifinal appearance … Also averaged 150.6 rushing yards per game and surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark in eight of 12 games … Rushed for 615 yards and six touchdowns on 76 carries (8.1 average as a sophomore … Rated a two-star player by … Competed in track and field where his personal records are a 15.2 in the 110-meter hurdles and 43.25 in the 300-meter hurdles … Two-time team captain in track and field … National Honor Society member … National Science, English and Math Honor Society member … Named Senior Class President … Involved in a variety of community service activities … Member of the Literature Club and All-West Honor Chorus.




Born Marquavious De’Shawn Moore on October 21, 1998 … Son of Lashunta Moore … Has two brothers Sheldon and Fimon and one sister Briana … Committed to Columbia on December 19, 2016 when he tweeted “so blessed to be continuing my football career at Columbia University!” … Enjoys writing poetry as he won first runner-up at the National Civil Rights Museum Poetry Slam … Hobbies and interests include playing the piano, singing and writing poetry … Nickname is “Quay” … Chose Columbia for its location in New York City, opportunities and support the program receives both from alumni and the school … Chose Columbia after also considering Harvard, Yale, Penn and Holy Cross … Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in biology.


Scholar Athlete: Harding's Marquavious Moore


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