Mike Moroski

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Mike Moroski
Date of birth: (1957-09-04) September 4, 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth: Bakersfield, California
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: UC Davis
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 6 / Pick 154
Organizations
As player:
1979-1984
1985
1986
Atlanta Falcons
Houston Oilers
San Francisco 49ers
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Michael Henry Moroski (born September 4, 1957 in Bakersfield, California) is a former professional American football player.

College career[edit]

Mike played quarterback for the University of California at Davis under coach Jim Sochor, graduating in 1979. He was also a top pitcher on the Aggie baseball team.

He was enshrined into the Cal Aggie Athletic Hall of Fame in 1985.

Pro career[edit]

Moroski played in 8 NFL seasons from 1979 to 1986. He played for the Atlanta Falcons, the Houston Oilers, and the San Francisco 49ers.

Mike played in every game of each of the 1983 and 1984 seasons as well as 15 in 1986. He threw for over 1200 yards in 1984.

In his final season, when he played for the 49ers, Mike threw Jerry Rice one of his NFL record 197 touchdown receptions.

Coaching career[edit]

Mike was a coach for the University of California, Davis starting in 1988, not long after the completion of his NFL career. He started as the J.V. coach and rapidly worked his way up to being the offensive coordinator. He has served in that role for more than 15 years. Alongside being the offensive coordinator for the Ags, Moroski coached the offensive line.

Mike was announced as the new head coach, his first, for College of Idaho on January 9, 2013.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Mike has four children—Nate, Will, Ben, and Emmie—and lives with his wife Cathie in Caldwell, Idaho.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College of Idaho Names New Football Coach". Frontier Conference. January 11, 2013. Retrieved February 22, 2013.