Rondale Moore is good at football. We all know this, but it is time for the preseason honors to start coming in. The first true freshman consensus All-American ever can make it two in a row this year, becoming Purdue football’s first two-time consensus All-American since Leroy Keyes in 1966 and 1967. That would make him just the second two-time consensus All-American from Purdue and being included on one postseason list this year would make him the sixth (sort of) two-time All-American. I say sort of because Travis Dorsch was named during the 2001 season at two different positions (punter and kicker). Moore would join Keyes, Bob Griese, Paul Moss, Duane Purvis, and Duane Rankin as two-time All-Americans.
That is after the season, however. Here in the preseason CBS Sports was the latest to name Moore to their preseason All-America team. Moore even pulls a bit of a Dorsch move as he was named as both a wide receiver and an All Purpose player on special teams.
Officially Moore was a consensus All-American as an All Purpose player last year, not as a receiver. The Associated Press, CNNSI, and Football Writers of America all had him not heir list as an All Purpose/Special Teams player.
This season Moore is also on the watch lists for the Maxwell Award, Biletnikoff Award, Paul Hornung Award (which he won last year as college’s most versatile player), Walter Camp Award, the World Food Prize, the Nobel, and he is the frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination.