Paul Moss (American football)
|Date of birth:||October 2, 1908|
|Place of birth:||Brazil, Indiana|
|Date of death:||May 5, 1999(aged 90)|
|Place of death:||Terre Haute, Indiana|
|Career NFL statistics|
An outstanding athlete, he excelled in multiple sports at Terre Haute's Gerstmeyer Tech High School, before becoming a multi-sport athlete for the Purdue Boilermakers. While at Purdue, Moss was twice named All-American (1931, 1932), he was a 2x All-B10 End & a 3-time (1930–32) letterman. He appeared in the 1933 East-West Shrine Game before being drafted by the Pirates of the NFL. He also played baseball for two seasons (1931, 1932).
He appeared in 10 games as a rookie and led the NFL in Receiving Yards (283 yds), he had 13 catches for a 28.3 yd/catch average and scored twice. He spent the 1934 season with the St. Louis Gunners.
He entered the high school coaching ranks in Ohio and Minnesota, achieving a record of 56-19-1 (.743); his 1934 Maplewood (OH) High team won the County title behind future NFL star Paul Christman. He won a conference title at Painesville's (OH) Harvey High
He was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1976