Brent Moss

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Brent Moss
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-01-30) January 30, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth: Racine, Wisconsin
Career information
College: Wisconsin
Debuted in 1995
Last played in 1995
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Attempts 22
Rushing yards 90
Rushing Touchdowns 0

Brent Moss (born January 30, 1972) is a former American football running back for the Wisconsin Badgers from 1991–1994. Moss also spent some time in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams.

High school career[edit]

Brent Moss was a 3 year (1986–1989) letter winner in football as tailback at Racine Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin where he wore number 31 and rushed for over 5,000 yards. During the November 12, 1988 Division I Wisconsin WIAA State Football Championship Game, as a junior Moss rushed for 202 yards and 3 touchdowns on the turf of Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. This led the Racine Park Panthers to a victory over the Superior Spartans 34-14 and the State Football Championship for Wisconsin's highest division. Moss was named the games MVP and was later named 1st team All-State (WIAA). During the 1989 season at Racine Park, Moss would also be named 1st team All-State (WIAA) and lead the Panthers to the state semi-final game.

College career[edit]

In the 1993 season the 5'9", 205 pound tailback led the Badgers to a Big Ten Conference title and their first Rose Bowl berth since 1963. The Badgers defeated the #13 UCLA Bruins 21-16 to claim their first ever Rose Bowl victory. Moss was a big part of the win, rushing for 158 yards and two touchdowns en route to being honored the game's MVP. He was also voted the Big Ten's most valuable player that year and was the recipient of the Silver Football, awarded by the Chicago Tribune as the Big Ten's player of the year for 1993.

  • 1991: Ran for 219 yards and 1 TD on 61 carries.
  • 1992: Ran for 739 yards and 9 TD on 165 carries.[1]
  • 1993: Ran for 1,637 yards and 16 TD on 312 carries.
  • 1994: Ran for 833 yards and 8 TD on 156 carries.

Pro career[edit]

Although not drafted the following year, he was invited to the Miami Dolphins training camp. After being cut, Moss then signed with the St. Louis Rams and in the 1995 season he accumulated 90 yards on 22 carries. This was his only playing time in the National Football League and he was released by the Rams during the team's 1996 summer training camp. This was followed by a brief off season stint with the Green Bay Packers in 1997 and brief stints in the World League of American Football, the Arena Football League, and the XFL. After a seven-year hiatus from football dating back to 2000, Moss returned to the football field with his hometown, minor league, Racine Raiders in July 2007.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

In 1994, Moss pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of cocaine and was sentenced to two years' probation and a $250 fine.[2] In 2005, he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of cocaine, felony bail jumping, and misdemeanor resisting or obstructing an officer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/wisconsin/1992.html
  2. ^ "Wisconsin Player Faces Trial", Chicago Tribune, November 24, 1994. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brent Moss pleads to charges", Wisconsin State Journal, August 04, 2005. Retrieved August 13, 2013.

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