Mizzou Recruit Profile: Peyton Moore

With twelve recruits incoming, this is Mizzou’s largest class since 2015. Eight of them are on MatScouts 2022 Big Board as well, making this a star studded class. Their lightest recruit is Peyton Moore of Nixa High School in Missouri. Moore is the first Mizzou recruit from Nixa since 2007.

A Purler Wrestling product, Moore is a 4x state placer. He was a runner-up in 2019, 6th in 202, and 3rd the past two years at 120lbs and 126lbs. He also placed 5th at the Kansas City Stampede in 2020. Moore has a career record of 167-24 including over 110 pins. 

Peyton Moore has some impressive wins through his career including Little Rock recruit Cael Keck and current OU wrestler Eli Kirk. Moore projects as a 125/133lber and will have an opportunity to redshirt behind current starter Noah Surtin. 

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Written by James Hackney

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