Booker Moore

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Booker Moore
No. 34
Date of birth June 23, 1959
Place of birth Tallahassee, Florida
Date of death September 20, 2009(2009-09-20) (aged 50)
Place of death Flint, Michigan
Career information
Position(s) Running back
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 224 lb (102 kg)
College Penn State
High school Flint Southwestern
NFL draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick 28
Career history
As player
1982–1985 Buffalo Bills
Career stats

Booker Thomas Moore (June 23, 1959 – September 20, 2009) was an American football running back.

Moore set six high school records in football while attending Flint Southwestern Academy in Flint, Michigan.[1] As a member of the Penn State Nittany Lions, Moore rushed for 2,072 yards and 20 touchdowns from 1977–80,[2] and played for a national championship in the 1979 Sugar Bowl versus Alabama.[1]

Moore was selected in the first round by the Buffalo Bills in the 1981 NFL Draft. He played four seasons for the Bills, appearing in 51 games from 1982 to 1985. He was diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome shortly after being drafted.

Upon retirement in 1986, Moore became a Genesee County, Michigan sheriff's deputy.[1] He died of a heart attack at his home in Flint on September 20, 2009.[1]


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