Purdue WR Rondale Moore to Opt Back In for 2020 Season

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Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore has decided to opt back in and play in the 2020 season.

This news comes after an announcement Moor made back on On Aug. 6, citing the reason for opting was the "unprecedented circumstances" surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. He shared he would prepare for the 2021 NFL draft instead of playing this season.

On Thursday though, Moore announced his decision on ESPN's College Football Live and coach Jeff Brohm also confirmed the news on social media.

Moore shared in the interview he now feels safe playing this fall after the Big Ten enhanced its safety protocols. A big part of this is the new daily antigen testing that will take place.

Moore said, "The Big Ten figured it out, Purdue was doing a great job of keeping us safe, and I felt safe coming back. For me, it was a no-brainer to come back to school and go prove what I think I'm worth.”

The receiver will get tested for the coronavirus on Thursday, and if he tests negative will join practices with the Boilermakers.