|Position:||Defensive tackle/Nose tackle|
October 7, 1951 |
|NFL Draft:||1973 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29|
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Derland Paul Moore (born October 7, 1951, in Malden, Missouri) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints and the New York Jets. An All-American, he played college football at the University of Oklahoma and was selected in the second round of the 1973 NFL Draft. At the time he was drafted, Moore was the highest selected college walk-on in history of the NFL Draft. Moore would go on to set a team record for service with 169 games played in 13 seasons with the New Orleans Saints, playing for five permanent head coaches and three interim coaches in that time.
He led the team in sacks in 1980, and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1983. Moore retired from the NFL in 1986 and was later Inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame, the New Orleans Saints 40th Anniversary Team, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and was named as one of the Top 100 Sooners in Oklahoma University football history."1".
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