Dave Moore (American football)

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Dave Moore
No. 83
Position:Tight end, Long snapper, Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1969-11-11) November 11, 1969 (age 49)
Morristown, New Jersey
Career information
College:Pittsburgh
NFL Draft:1992 / Round: 7 / Pick: 191
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:207
Receiving yards:2,028
Touchdowns:28
Player stats at NFL.com

David Edward Moore (born November 11, 1969) is a retired American football player who over the span of his 15-year career (1992–2006) with the National Football League played for the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills, and most notably for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Moore, a highly versatile athlete, played as a tight end and fullback. Moore's last official game on record was when he was selected to play in the Pro Bowl in 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii. One of the most significant highlights of Moore's career took place on September 20, 1998 where Moore completed a 44-yard touchdown reception against the Chicago Bears, commonly referred to as the "one-handed catch." Moore has a son named Jake, who is currently the long snapper at the University of Dayton.

Early life[edit]

Moore attended Roxbury High School in Succasunna, New Jersey and was a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track.[1] A banner hangs in the RHS gym in his honor.

Post-NFL career[edit]

Beginning with the 2007 football season, Moore began working for the Buccaneers Radio Network. He serves as the color analyst (replacing Hardy Nickerson from 2006) and works alongside play-by-play legend Gene Deckerhoff. In 2007, Moore refereed "The MDA Bowl", a charity game, at Monsignor Farrell High School in Staten Island, New York to help raise money in finding a cure for muscular dystrophy. The game was between the students of the school, who were known as The Buccarunies, and their teachers, who called themselves The Farrell Faculty. The Buccarunies defeated the teachers 6 to 3.

Moore also hosts his own fishing show on SunSports entitled "One Moore Catch" with his wife Annmarie Moore and owns a restaurant "The Island Way Grill" in Clearwater, Florida, with former teammate and close friend FB Mike Alstott. He has also been a coach at a little league team in St. Petersburg, Florida called Azalea Bulldogs. However, he is currently an assistant coach for the Jesuit Tigers, in Tampa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Moore profile, National Football League Players Association. Accessed July 24, 2007. "Hometown: Morristown, New Jersey...Attended Roxbury High School in Succasunna, New Jersey, lettering in football, basketball, baseball and track… High school All-America as a senior."

Dave Moore