David Moore (American football)

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David Moore
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Moore with the Seattle Seahawks in 2020
No. 83 – Carolina Panthers
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-01-15) January 15, 1995 (age 26)
Gainesville, Texas
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Gainesville (TX)
College:East Central
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Receiving yards:1,163
Receiving touchdowns:13
Return yards:251
Rushing yards:91
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

David Moore (born January 15, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at East Central University.[1]

Early years[edit]

Moore attended and played high school football at Gainesville High School.[2] As a senior, he recorded forty receptions for 700 yards and twelve touchdowns.[3]

College career[edit]

Moore played college football in Division II at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

In the 2017 NFL Draft, Moore was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round, 226th overall.[5] Two weeks later on May 12, the Seahawks signed him to a four-year, $2.48 million contract that included a signing bonus of $87,365.[6] Moore was waived on September 2, and assigned to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the Seahawks' active roster on November 22, 2017.[9]

Against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4 of the 2018 season, Moore recorded his first two professional receptions for 39 total yards.[10] In the following game against the Los Angeles Rams, he had three receptions for 38 yards and his first two professional receiving touchdowns.[11] In Weeks 6 and 8, he recorded a receiving touchdown against the Oakland Raiders and Detroit Lions.[12][13] In Week 12, he had his first game going over the century mark with 103 yards and a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers.[14] Moore finished the 2018 season with 26 receptions for 445 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns.[15]

In the 2019 season, Moore finished with 17 receptions for 301 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns.[16] He re-signed with Seattle on a one-year contract on April 22, 2020.[17]

During the Seahawks' Week 2 game against the New England Patriots in 2020, Moore caught an improbable 38-yard touchdown on the sideline. The catch probability was rated as 6.3%, the lowest since Tyler Lockett's toe-drag reception in 2019 against the Rams.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On March 18, 2021, Moore signed a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers.[18]


  1. ^ "NFL draft: East Central WR David Moore picked by Seattle Seahawks". News OK. April 27, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "Former Gainesville standouts headed to the NFL". Gainesville Daily Register. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  3. ^ "David Moore - Football". East Central University Athletics. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Division II players hardly second-rate in NFL". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  5. ^ Boyle, John (May 19, 2017). "Seahawks Select East Central Receiver David Moore With No. 226 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft". Seahawks.com.
  6. ^ "Spotrac.com: David Moore contract". spotrac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
  7. ^ Drovetto, Tony (September 2, 2017). "Seahawks Make Three More Trades, Set 53-Man Roster". Seahawks.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (September 4, 2017). "Seahawks Sign 10 Players To Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. Archived from the original on November 8, 2017.
  9. ^ Boyle, John (November 22, 2017). "Seahawks Promote WR David Moore Off Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. Archived from the original on February 2, 2018.
  10. ^ "Seahawks' David Moore: Snags two passes". CBSSports.com. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Moore ropes in three catches, two touchdowns and a couple of fancy celebrations for Seahawks". The News Tribune. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  12. ^ "Seahawks WR David Moore hauls in 3rd touchdown in last 2 games". Seahawks Wire. October 14, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  13. ^ "Russell Wilson Finds David Moore For 15-Yard Touchdown". www.seahawks.com. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  14. ^ "Seahawks Takeaways: WRs Lockett, Moore come up big in win vs Panthers". sports.MyNorthwest.com. November 25, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  15. ^ "David Moore 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved July 4, 2020.
  16. ^ "David Moore 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved July 4, 2020.
  17. ^ Boyle, John (April 22, 2020). "Seahawks Receiver David Moore Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender". Seahawks.com. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  18. ^ Gantt, Darrin (March 18, 2021). "Panthers agree to terms with David Moore". Panthers.com.

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