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Randy Moss’ son transfers to NFL star’s former hometown in search of more hoops exposure

Cameron Smith
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One of Randy Moss' children has already earned a high-profile college scholarship. Now another is moving closer to that mark by physically moving closer to Moss' own roots.

As reported by the Charleston Daily Mail, high school freshman Thaddeus "Thad" Moss has officially transferred to Charleston (W.Va.) St. Albans School, where he will compete in the upcoming basketball season. Moss attended Florence (Ky.) Boone County High in the fall, emerging as a solid varsity tight end and linebacker for the Rebels.

In his first high school sports action of any kind, Moss grabbed 12 receptions for 157 yards, finishing the campaign without a touchdown. Equally notably, he emerged as a solid contributor on defense, racking up 16 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles, a blocked field goal and two forced fumbles.

You can see video highlights from Thad's freshman football season in the video above via MaxPreps.

That's a lot of action for a 14-year-old freshman, though perhaps no one should be surprised that Moss has been so prolific so soon, given his genes.

In fact, the biggest change in Moss' transfer will be the loss of a major Moss presence at Boone County, where Sydney Moss starred on the basketball court for the previous four seasons. The oldest of four children by Randy Moss and his longtime girlfriend Libby Offut, Sydney Moss is currently a freshman on the Florida women's basketball team.

Whether Thad can reach the heights set out before him by his father and sister's achievements remains to be seen, but now whatever he does achieve will be close enough to Rand University that he could host his own photo shoot there if he so chooses.

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