Sixth in career touchdowns (22)... played in 12 games (11 starts) while leading the team with 92 receptions and 13 receiving touchdowns with 1,037 receiving yards - which ranked second on the team... averaged 86.4 receiving yards/game... tallied 11.3 receiving yards/catch... 13 receiving touchdowns are the most by a Red Raider since 2010 (Lyle Leong - 19)... 92 receptions are the most by a Red Raider since 2008 (Michael Crabtree - 97)... had 16 touchdown receptions over his last 14 games played (dated back to 2011).
Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Waco Tribune-Herald All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Athlon Sports All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd team)... NCAA RANKINGS: fifth in receiving touchdowns (13)... 11th in receptions/game (7.67)... 12th in receptions (92)... 28th in receiving yards/game (86.0)... 28th in receiving yards (1,037)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in receiving touchdowns (13)... fifth in receptions (92)... fourth in receptions/game (7.7)... sixth in receiving yards (1,032)... sixth in receiving yards/game (86.0)... seventh in touchdowns scored (13)... TEXAS TECH SINGLE-SEASON RECORD BOOKS: fourth in receiving touchdowns (13)... sixth in receptions (92)... caught at least one touchdown pass in 10 of his last 14 games played (dated back to 2011)... had at least five receptions in all 12 games played in 2012 and in 14 consecutive games dating back to 2011... 11 receptions tied a school record for most receptions in a bowl game (Joel Filani - 11 - 2006 Insight Bowl vs. Minnesota)... 11 receptions mark the second most catches by an individual at the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas and the most since 2010 (Kendall Wright, Baylor - 12 - 2010 vs. Illinois).
Became the first Red Raider with back-to-back double-figure reception games since Michael Crabtree in 2007 (Missouri - 10, Colorado - 12)... one of 35 receivers in the nation with 1,000 receiving yards... helped Texas Tech become one of just three teams in the nation (Duke, West Virginia) with a pair of 1,000-yard receivers (Eric Ward)... one of only three Red Raiders over the past 12 years with at least 10 receiving touchdowns in Big 12 play (Michael Crabtree - 2007 & 2008, Lyle Leong - 2010)... had three 100-yard receiving performances during the season (5 career)... caught multiple touchdown receptions four times during the year (6 career)... caught 11 passes for 84 receiving yards against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... went over 100-yards receiving for the second straight game with 13 catches for 186 yards and two touchdown catches against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had 146 receiving yards at halftime marking the most by a Red Raider in the first half since 2007 (Michael Crabtree - 152 - at Oklahoma State on Sept. 22, 2007)... 186 yards marks the most receiving yards by a Red Raider in Big 12 play since 2007 (Michael Crabtree - 9 catches, 195 yards, 2 TD - at Texas on Nov. 10, 2007)... tallied nine receptions for 140 yards with a touchdown at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... marked second 100-yard receiving performance this season (4th career).
Recorded nine catches for 74 yards with two touchdown catches against Kansas (11/10)... joined senior teammate DL Leon Mackey as a team captain against the Jayhawks... caught seven passes for 108 yards (long 24) against No. 22 Texas (11/3) - marking his first 100-yard game of the season (3rd career) and first since Sept. 17, 2011 (at New Mexico - 118)... also marked first career Big 12 100-yard receiving performance... tallied nine catches for 63 yards (long 14) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made five receptions for 63 yards with one touchdown catch at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... caught nine passes for 92 yards with three touchdowns against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... marked second multiple touchdown performance this season (4th career)... marked first three-touchdown effort of the season (2nd career)... made five catches for 80 yards (long 35) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... caught five passes for 20 yards with a touchdown at Iowa State (9/29)... marked fourth touchdown catch of the season (13th career)... caught one touchdown pass and had five receptions for 49 yards against New Mexico (9/15)... made season debut recording five catches for 73 yards with two touchdowns at Texas State (9/8)... marked first multiple receiving touchdown performance of the season (third career).
Biletnikoff Award Watch List (Nation's Top WR)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: ninth in receptions/game (5.2)... tied for ninth in 100-yard receiving games (2)... 10th in receiving yards per game (63.4)... played in 9 games (6 starts) with 47 receptions for 571 yards with eight receiving touchdowns... averaged 12.1 yards per catch and 63.4 yards per contest... ranked second on the team in receiving touchdowns, third in receptions and third in receiving yards... posted two 100-yard performances... tallied two multiple receiving touchdown games... made six catches for 74 yards and caught two touchdown passes against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... led team with nine catches and also with 88 yards receiving with a touchdown catch at Missouri (11/19)... caught three passes for 21 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... made six receptions for 34 yards with a touchdown at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... first touchdown reception since Week 2 at New Mexico... caught one pass for 11 yards against Iowa State (10/29)... returned from an ankle injury making one catch for four yards at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... caught nine passes for 118 yards and scored three touchdowns at New Mexico (9/17)... marked first career multiple touchdown game... marked the first time a Tech player caught three touchdowns in the first half since Sept. 22, 2007 (Michael Crabtree, at Oklahoma State).
Became the first Red Raider with at least 100 yards receiving in the first half since the 2010 season opener (Lyle Leong, 8 catches, 100 yards vs. SMU)... made season debut with a career performance with 12 receptions for 221 yards and one touchdown in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... marked the most receiving yards ever by a Texas Tech receiver in a season opener... most receiving yards by a Big 12 receiver during the season... 12 catches ranks tied for ninth all-time in school single-game history... most receptions in a game by a Red Raider since Michael Crabtree caught 12 passes against Oklahoma on Nov. 17, 2007, in Lubbock... 221 yards receiving ranks 10th all-time in school single-game history... most receiving yards in a game by a Red Raider since Michael Crabtree (237 yards) and Danny Amendola (233) both entered the record books against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., on Sept. 22, 2007... 221 yards were the most by any receiver in NCAA College Football (FBS or FCS) during Week 1.
Played in 12 games (1 start) making 15 receptions for 117 yards receiving (7.8 avg.) with one touchdown on the season... was one of 10 Tech receivers with double-figure receptions... caught two passes for two yards against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... marked season-highs with four catches for 51 yards receiving against Weber State (11/20)... made two receptions for eight yards, including first career touchdown catch for three yards from WR Detron Lewis at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... marked the first passing touchdown by non-Texas Tech quarterback in over 15 years... notched one catch for seven yards against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... made two catches for 26 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... made first career start at wide receiver and caught a one-yard pass at Colorado (10/23)... made one catch for two yards at Iowa State (10/2)... made first career catch at New Mexico (9/11) while finishing with two grabs for 10 yards... made career debut in season-opener against SMU (9/5).
MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas... played for head coach Brian Basil and assistant coach David Beaty... recorded 1,012 receiving yards and caught 10 touchdown passes as a senior... named first team all-conference as a senior.
Darrin Moore... born January 20, 1990, in Kokomo, Ind... son of Darrin Moore and Stacey Moore... has an older brother, Chris, and a younger sister, Kandace... enjoys playing video games, eating and hanging out with friends... majoring in human science.