Donte Paige-Moss

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Donte Paige-Moss
No. 11     Portland Thunder
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-11) April 11, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Jacksonville (NC) Northside
College: North Carolina
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the Toronto Argonauts
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles --
Sacks --
INTs --
Forced fumbles --
Career CFL statistics
Tackles 2
Sacks 0
INTs 0
Forced fumbles 0
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Tackles 14
Sacks 7.0
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at
Stats at

Donte Paige-Moss (born April 11, 1991) is a American football defensive end for the Portland Thunder of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

College career[edit]

He played at North Carolina. Entering the 2011 season, he was regarded as one of the top prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft by analysts.[1][2][3]

In December 2011, Moss left school early and declared for the draft. However, concerns about his character and work habits led to his non-selection in the draft.[4] Other concerns surfaced after Paige-Moss posted a series of tweets during the 2011 Independence Bowl that media members judged "inappropriate." [5]

Professional career[edit]

Paige-Moss entered the 2012 NFL Draft but was not selected.

Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit]

He was listed on the training camp roster.[6] He was released before appearing in any games.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On October 5, 2012, Paige-Moss was signed to the Toronto Argonauts practice roster. Paige-Moss finished the 2012 CFL season in which he only recorded 2 Tackles.[7] On December 19, 2012, Paige-Moss re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[8][9] On June 7, 2013 he was released.[10]

Portland Thunder[edit]

Paige-Moss was assigned to the Portland Thunder on October 28, 2013.


While attending UNC-Chapel Hill, Moss was charged with simple assault after punching a teammate in the face twice.[11]

Less than a month after going undrafted, he was arrested and charged with speeding, reckless driving to endanger and driving while impaired in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.[12]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Prisco, Pete (May 1, 2011). "Flash forward: Top 32 picks for the 2012 NFL Draft". 
  2. ^ Pauline, Tony (May 3, 2011). "Stanford's Luck headlines early look at top 2012 draft prospects". Sports Illustrated. 
  3. ^ Reuter, Chad (May 4, 2011). "2012 mock draft: First look with Luck and Heels". 
  4. ^ Green Jr., Roy. "Did program's disarray cost Tar Heels in NFL draft?". 
  5. ^ Friedlander, Brett (December 27, 2011). "Paige-Moss saves new UNC coach the trouble of running him off". starnewsonline. 
  6. ^ "Sacramento Mountain Lions 2012 roster". Retrieved 20 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Covers Profile". 
  8. ^ "Argonauts release veteran safety Boulay, sign Paige-Moss and Horton". Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Toronto Argonauts release veteran safety Boulay, sign Paige-Moss and Horton". Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Argonauts Add DL Eric Foster". Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  11. ^ "UNC's Paige-Moss charged with Simple Assault". Retrieved Aug 1, 2013. 
  12. ^