Aaron Moorehead

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Aaron Moorehead
No. 85
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-11-05) November 5, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Aurora, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Illinois
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2003 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Aaron Matthew Moorehead (born November 5, 1980 in Aurora, Colorado) is the current wide receivers coach at Virginia Tech and a former American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. Prior to joining the coaching staff at Virginia Tech in January 2013, he was an offensive assistant coach at Stanford University. He was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played his entire 5 year career with the Colts including their SB XLI win over the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Illinois.

Early years[edit]

Aaron attended South Park Elementary school in district 109. Then later attended Alan B. Shepard Jr. High which is also in district 109 Moorehead attended Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois and was a standout in football and track. In his senior year, he went to the state meet and placed fourth in the 110m High Hurdles. His best time was 14.06 seconds.

Professional career[edit]

Moorehead caught 31 catches for 330 yards and one touchdown during his career. In the 2006 postseason, Moorehead caught 5 catches for 41 yards. He would help the Colts win Super Bowl XLI that same season.

Aaron Moorehead – receiving statistics

Season 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Receptions 7 1 7 8 8
Yards 101 7 75 82 65
Touchdowns 0 0 0 1 0

Personal[edit]

He is the son of Emery Moorehead, a Super Bowl champion who played twelve seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants, Denver Broncos, and Chicago Bears. Aaron and his father are the NFL's 1st father and son team to both have played in and won Super Bowl victories. He is the cousin of former NBA basketball player Brad Daugherty. In 2009 he was a graduate assistant coach (offense) at the University of New Mexico. He is now Wide Receivers Coach at Virginia Tech after formerly holding the position of Assistant Wide Receivers coach at Stanford University. He is friends with professional wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana.