Kenneth Moore (American football)

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Kenneth Moore
No. 81, 80, 18
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-02-19) February 19, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Wake Forest
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Kenneth Moore, Jr. (born February 19, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wake Forest.

Moore was also a member of the Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers and Sacramento Mountain Lions.

Early years[edit]

Moore played high school football at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina.[1]

College career[edit]

Kenneth Moore earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a senior in 2007, as he set league and school single-season records with 98 receptions, good for 1,011 yards (10.3 avg) and five touchdowns. Serving as the full-time punt returner, he gained 355 yards with a score on 34 attempts (10.4 avg). He ranked third on the team with 44 carries for 316 yards (7.2 avg) and three touchdowns. He also had 10 kickoff returns for 172 yards (17.2 avg), made a pair of solo tackles and ranked second in the ACC with an average of 142.62 all-purpose yards per game.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

After his release from the Detroit Lions, Moore spent much of the 2008 season on the practice squad for the Carolina Panthers. His play in training camp and the exhibition season earned him a roster spot with the Panthers for the 2009 season. Moore is the first native Charlottean to play a regular season game for the Panthers. Moore was waived by the Panthers on September 4, 2010.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Moore was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on October 5, 2010 after kick returner Devin Moore was injured. He was waived by the Indianapolis Colts on October 19, after fumbling twice against the Washington Redskins on October 17.[2]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On August 10, 2011, Moore signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, after they waived/injured rookie receiver Adam Mims. Moore was waived on August 28.


  1. ^ White, Herbert L. (August 31, 2009). "Preseason closes with roster questions". The Charlotte Post. Retrieved September 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Chappell, Mike (19 October 2010). "Colts cut returner who fumbled in Redskins game". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 

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