Rahim Moore

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Rahim Moore
Rahim Moore (Broncos).JPG
Moore in the 2011 NFL season.
No. 26     Denver Broncos
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-11) February 11, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Los Angeles (CA) Dorsey
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Debuted in 2011 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2014
Tackles 150
Quarterback sacks 1.0
Pass deflections 17
Interceptions 6
Stats at NFL.com

Rahim Shaheed Moore (born February 11, 1990) is an American football safety for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played collegiate football at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The Broncos selected him in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Moore attended Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, California, where he was teammates with Johnathan Franklin. As a senior he recorded 112 tackles, eight interceptions, and three fumble recoveries on defense. He also had 15 receptions for 339 yards and six touchdowns on offense.

College career[edit]

2008[edit]

As a freshman in 2008, Moore started all 12 games for the Bruins at free safety. He finished the season with 60 tackles and three interceptions and was on Rivals.com All-Pac-10 Freshman team.

2009[edit]

As a sophomore in 2009, Moore led the nation in interceptions with 10, with the last one at the EagleBank Bowl game.[1] His interception helped the Bruins to a 30–21 victory over the Temple Owls on December 29, 2009.

Moore was named to the 2009 All Pac-10 first team along with four other UCLA teammates on December 7. Moore was also named to several All-American teams following the 2009 season.[2]

2010[edit]

As a junior, Moore recorded his first interception of the 2010 season against then-No. 23 Houston and helped his team to a 31–13 victory. A week later, Moore's 8 tackles (7 solos) contributed to UCLA's upset of then-No. 7 Texas Longhorns in Austin, Texas in front of a stadium-record crowd.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6' ft 0 in 200 lb 30 1/4 in 9 5/8 in 4.62 s 1.56 s 2.6 s 3.96 s 6.98 s 35 in 9 ft 7 in 11 reps
All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.[3][3][4]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Moore was taken 13th in the 2nd round, 45th overall, by the Denver Broncos in the 2011 NFL Draft. Moore made his regular season debut on September 12, 2011 and recorded four solo tackles in the Broncos season-opening 23-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders. Moore recorded his 1st career interception in Denver's week 4 49-23 loss to the Green Bay Packers as he picked off a deflected pass from Matt Flynn. Following the fifth game of the season Moore lost his starting position to fellow rookie Quinton Carter.

Moore allowed a 70-yard touchdown catch by Jacoby Jones in the final minute of regulation in the Broncos’ playoff game loss to the Baltimore Ravens.[5] The play was known as the Mile High Miracle. In the first week of the 2014 season, on Sunday Night Football, Moore came to play and did so by recording 3 tackles and intercepted Colts quarterback Andrew Luck twice.


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