CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (November 24, 2018) – The Cedar Rapids River Kings have re-signed wide receiver Jordan Smith and added wide receiver Jaron Moorer to their 2019 Indoor Football League roster.
Smith (6-0, 185, Tennessee Tech University) started eight games and played in 13 for Cedar Rapids last season as a rookie, totaling 363 yards and one touchdown on 44 receptions.
During his collegiate career at Tennessee Tech, Smith contributed in eight games as a true freshman and went on to playas a true sophomore before redshirting in 2014. Jordan went on to play complete seasons as a junior and senior,finishing his career as a Golden Eagle with 59 receptions for 721 yards and six touchdowns. He also received recognitionfor his studies as he was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team.
Jordan is originally from LaVergne, Tennessee, where he attended Battle Ground Academy and was a two-time Division II-AA all-state selection. He was also a second-team All-Mid-State pick as a senior and two-time all-region pick as a wide receiver. Since beginning his post-collegiate and professional career, Jordan returns in the offseason to his alma mater to serve as an assistant coach for the Wildcats football program.
Moorer (5'7, 165, Clarion University) joins the River Kings for his first season as a member of the Indoor Football League.
Last season, Jaron played in six games with the American Arena League's (AAL) Upstate Dragons. He also spent time with the AFL's Tampa Bay Storm.
The Clarion University (PA) graduate spent two years with the Golden Eagles, recording career highs his junior year with 109 yards and two touchdowns in a game against Kutztown. Moorer finished his career with Clarion totaling 497 yards in 19 total games.
Moorer also spent time at Buffalo State College and the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. He is from Rochester, New York, and graduated from Edison Tech High School.