Golden Bears look for eighth Big Game victory in Tedford era
Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
SACRED HEART PREP HS: Earned second-team All-County honors as a 2011 senior for a team that finished 8-4 overall, making 11 receptions for 184 yards and catching four touchdown passes, while adding 23 tackles, 1.0 sack, two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt on defense ... picked up honorable mention recognition during his 2010 junior season for a Central Coast Section championship squad that finished with an 11-2 overall record as he recorded 64 tackles, 2.0 sacks and two passes defended on defense, while adding a blocked field goal ... also had a 74-yard reception as a junior against Scotts Valley that was the team's longest of the season among his two catches for 98 yards ... contributed 17 tackles and 1.0 sacks on defense as a 2009 sophomore, while adding two rushes for 29 yards offensively ... the nation's No. 23 long snapper according to Chris Rubio ... also was a three-year varsity starter and a team captian as a senior in lacrosse and played basketball ... served as the student body activities director during the 2011-12 school year and was the president of his freshman class in 2008-09.
PERSONAL: Full name is William Jagedal Moran ... born June 9, 1994 ... parents are Michael and Barbro Moran ... father, Michael, played wide receiver at Cal for one season as a freshman in 1981 ... has a couple of relatives that played for rival Stanford, with grandfather playing college football for Pop Warner on The Farm, and Aunt, Noel, swimming for the Cardinal and setting an American record in the 200 breast ... brother, Charlie, was a nationally-ranked punter by Chris Sailer who also played at Sacred Heat Prep High School and was on the school's Central Coast Section championship squad ... intended major is business.
LAST UPDATED: August 2, 2012