Brandon Moore (linebacker)

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Brandon Moore
Brandon Moore 49ers linebacker.jpg
Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-01-16) January 16, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: East Meadow, New York
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma
Undrafted in 2002
Debuted in 2002 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles 242
Sacks 15.0
Forced fumbles 5
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon T. Moore (born on January 16, 1979) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent following the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Moore has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Arizona Cardinals, Las Vegas Locomotives and San Diego Chargers.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Moore was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in the 2002 NFL Draft. In 2006, Moore started 11 games and led the team in tackles (92) and sacks (6.5), playing inside and outside linebacker in the 49ers' 3-4 scheme. Moore struggled the next year and was demoted to second string, coming in mostly as a situational pass rusher. He was released on August 10, 2008. [1]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On August 12, 2008 he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. [2] He was later released on August 30, 2008 during final cuts.[3]

Las Vegas Locomotives[edit]

Moore was drafted by the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League and signed with the team on August 5, 2009. Moore was a starter for the Locomotives, and won UFL championship titles both seasons that he was a member of the franchise.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On December 21, 2010, the San Diego Chargers signed Moore to a one-year deal.[4]

Personal[edit]

Brandon is the younger brother of former NFL wide receiver Rob Moore.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "49ers release Brandon Moore - Takeo Spikes in the house?". ninersnation.com. August 10, 2008. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Arizona signs LB Brandon Moore, releases Holloway". USA Today. August 13, 2008. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "No surprises among Cards final cuts". azcentral.com. August 30, 2008. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Chargers sign linebacker Brandon Moore". CBS Sports. December 20, 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2011.