Mike Moore (running back)

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Michael Moore
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-09-07)September 7, 1956
Place of birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of death: July 6, 2016(2016-07-06) (aged 59)
Place of death: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Career information
High school: Brainerd (MN)
College: Middle Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 12 / Pick: 331
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Michael Moore (September 7, 1956 – July 6, 2016) was a collegiate football standout and native of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

He began his football legacy at Brainerd High School where he held numerous rushing records. He played his collegiate football with the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders where he again emerged as a standout running back earning both All Ohio Valley Conference[1] and All-American honors in 1976.

Mike Moore was drafted in the 12th round of the 1978 NFL Draft [2] by the Miami Dolphins.

He played in pre-season NFL football games with the Houston Oilers alongside of Earl Campbell who was also drafted in the 1978 draft.

Moore is enshrined in the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame.[3]

Moore was inducted into the MTSU Blue Raider Hall of Fame[4] Class of 2007 and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.[5]


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