George Moreira
George Moreira

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Gretna, La.

High School:
John Curtis

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
RB

Experience:
HS

02/05/2014

Redbird Football Signs 24 on National Signing Day

The class bolsters depth at key positions of wide receiver, linebacker, running back and defensive end.

John Curtis HS: Four-year varsity player for head coach J.T. Curtis ... listed as a three-star recruit by ESPN.com ... rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... finished his career with 1,923 rushing yards on 197 carries (9.8 yards per carry average), while scoring 22 touchdowns on the ground ... Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Class 3A All-State football selection following senior season ... rushed for over 1,000 yards with 11 touchdowns, while helping team to its third-consectutive state championship ... named metro area prep player of the week, after carrying 19 times for 161 yards and scoring three touchdowns, including the game-winner with 26 seconds remaining, in an early-season defeat defending 4A state champion Edna Karr ... also returned a pair of kickoffs, including one for a touchdown ... rushed for 436 yards and eight touchdowns in a four-back rotation as a junior in 2012 ... had a 30-yard touchdown and rushed for 82 yards to lead John Curtis to a state championship that season ... rushed for 379 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore ... also a standout on the track, helping the team to three-straight indoor and outdoor state titles ... part of the state championship 4x400 meter relay team as a junior.

Personal: Born July 5, 1996, in Loma Linda, Calif. ... son of Kiesha Moreira ... plans to major in law.