Brandon Moore (guard)

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Not to be confused with Brandon Moore (linebacker).
Brandon Moore
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Moore in 2011.
No. 65
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-06-03) June 3, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Gary, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Gary (IN) West Side
College: Illinois
Undrafted in 2002
Debuted in 2003 for the New York Jets
Last played in 2012 for the New York Jets
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played 144
Games started 142
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Lamont Moore (born June 3, 1980) is a retired American football guard who spent his 10-year career playing for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2002 after playing college football at the University of Illinois. Moore was to sign with the Dallas Cowboys during the 2013 season but opted to retire.

College career[edit]

Moore attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he played defensive tackle. Moore was a starter for the Fighting Illini for three seasons, and was named All-Big Ten in his senior season. Moore graduated from Illinois with a bachelor's degree in English.

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Moore signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on April 26, 2002. After spending time with the practice squad and with the Scottish Claymores, Moore first saw action in 2003, appearing in three games and starting one. Moore started 13 games in 2004, helping running back Curtis Martin lead the NFL in rushing yards.

The Jets released Moore on February 26, 2009; however, he was re-signed the next day on February 27, 2009.

After being considered one of the top guards in the NFL for several years, Moore was finally selected to his first Pro Bowl after the 2011-2012 season.[1]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On August 7, 2013, Moore signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. Shortly after, he announced his retirement saying that he "could not bring himself to get on a plane and leave his family".[2]

Personal life[edit]

His brother Julian played football at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.

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