Moore on USC's traditional pregame walk to the stadium
|No. 56 Toronto Argonauts|
|Date of birth:||October 25, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Germany|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||263 lb (119 kg)|
|High school:||Warner Robins (GA) Houston Co.|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
|Stats at NFL.com|
Kyle Moore (born October 25, 1986) is an American football defensive end for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Southern California. He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears.
An army brat born in Germany, Moore attended Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Georgia, where he was named Georgia Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior defensive lineman. He had 93 tackles, 22 sacks, 18 deflections, 8 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 blocked punt (for a touchdown) in 2004.
As a junior in 2003, he made All-Middle Georgia, All-Region and All-County while getting 110 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and 15 sacks. Moore was rated a Four-Star recruit and chose USC over Miami.
At USC, Moore served as a backup defensive end as a true freshman and sophomore. In 2007, he did a solid job while starting at defensive end, recording 35 tackles, including 3.5 for losses of 29 yards (with 2 sacks for 20 yards), plus 2 interceptions that he returned 38 yards (19.0 avg.), 5 deflections, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery.
In 2008 Moore had arthroscopic surgery on his knee prior to 2008 spring practice, which limited him in spring drills. He started at defensive end alongside Everson Griffen.
College awards and honors
|Height||Weight||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-6 *||270 *||4.82 *||1.70 *||2.80 *||4.48 *||7.40 *||30½" *||8'09" *||22 *||20 *|
|* represents NFL Combine|
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Moore was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Played in 15 games in 2 years due to injuries. Started 7 career games as a Buccaneer. He was released on September 2, 2011.
- Ted Miller, Pac-10 NFL combine invitees, ESPN.com, February 2, 2009, Accessed February 2, 2009.
- Associated Press (2013-04-09). "Bears sign Fluellen, Moore, Boggs". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2013-04-09.
- Mayer, Larry (2013-08-25). "Bears waive 14 players; roster now stands at 76". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- ARGOS SIGN TWO FORMER TROJANS ON DEFENCE
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- Toronto Argonauts bio Archive copy at the Wayback Machine
- Buffalo Bills bio
- USC Trojans bio