Donte Paige-Moss

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Donte Paige-Moss
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1991-04-11) April 11, 1991 (age 28)
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (NC) Northside
College:North Carolina
Undrafted:2012
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics
Tackles:2
Sacks:0
INTs:0
Forced fumbles:0
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:50.0
Sacks:15.5
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:6
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Donte Paige-Moss (born April 11, 1991) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

College career[edit]

He played at North Carolina. Entering the 2011 season, he was regarded as one of the top prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft by analysts.[1][2][3]

In December 2011, Moss left school early and declared for the draft. However, concerns about his character and work habits led to his non-selection in the draft.[4] Other concerns surfaced after Paige-Moss posted a series of tweets during the 2011 Independence Bowl that media members judged "inappropriate." [5]

Professional career[edit]

Paige-Moss entered the 2012 NFL Draft but was not selected.

Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit]

He was listed on the training camp roster.[6] He was released before appearing in any games.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On October 5, 2012, Paige-Moss was signed to the Toronto Argonauts practice roster. Paige-Moss finished the 2012 CFL season in which he only recorded 2 Tackles.[7] On December 19, 2012, Paige-Moss re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[8][9] On June 7, 2013, he was released.[10]

Portland Thunder[edit]

Paige-Moss was assigned to the Portland Thunder on October 28, 2013.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

On March 19, 2015, Paige-Moss was traded to the San Jose SaberCats for Jordan Mudge.[11]

Orlando Predators[edit]

On December 23, 2015, Paige-Moss was assigned to the Orlando Predators.[12]

Personal life[edit]

While attending UNC-Chapel Hill, Moss was charged with simple assault after punching a teammate in the face twice.[13]

Less than a month after going undrafted, he was arrested and charged with speeding, reckless driving to endanger and driving while impaired in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prisco, Pete (May 1, 2011). "Flash forward: Top 32 picks for the 2012 NFL Draft". CBSSports.com.
  2. ^ Pauline, Tony (May 3, 2011). "Stanford's Luck headlines early look at top 2012 draft prospects". Sports Illustrated.
  3. ^ Reuter, Chad (May 4, 2011). "2012 mock draft: First look with Luck and Heels". CBSSports.com.
  4. ^ Green Jr., Roy. "Did program's disarray cost Tar Heels in NFL draft?". charlotteobserver.com.
  5. ^ Friedlander, Brett (December 27, 2011). "Paige-Moss saves new UNC coach the trouble of running him off". starnewsonline.
  6. ^ "Sacramento Mountain Lions 2012 roster". sacmountainlions.com. Archived from the original on February 2, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2012.
  7. ^ "Covers Profile". covers.com.
  8. ^ "Argonauts release veteran safety Boulay, sign Paige-Moss and Horton". thescore.com. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  9. ^ "Toronto Argonauts release veteran safety Boulay, sign Paige-Moss and Horton". cp24.com. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  10. ^ "Argonauts Add DL Eric Foster". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved June 7, 2013.
  11. ^ "Thunder bulks up O-line with trade for Mudge". www.portlandtribune.com. Portland Tribune. March 19, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  12. ^ "Orlando Predators Land Pass Rusher Donte Paige-Moss". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. December 23, 2015. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  13. ^ "UNC's Paige-Moss charged with Simple Assault". newsobserver.com. Archived from the original on September 28, 2013. Retrieved August 1, 2013.
  14. ^ http://www.jdnews.com/articles/northside-103791-arrested-player.html

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