Quentin Moses

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Quentin Moses
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Moses with the Dolphins in 2009
No. 74, 93
Position: Defensive end / Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Birth name: Quentin Omario Moses
Date of birth: (1983-11-18)November 18, 1983
Place of birth: Athens, Georgia
Date of death: February 12, 2017(2017-02-12) (aged 33)
Place of death: Monroe, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Athens (GA) Cedar Shoals
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 17
Sacks: 2.5
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Quentin Omario Moses (November 18, 1983 – February 12, 2017) was an American football outside linebacker and defensive ends coach for Reinhardt University.[1] He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 3rd round of the 2007 NFL draft.

Early years[edit]

Moses attended Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Georgia. He was a prepStar All-Southeast Region, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 in Georgia, and named to Athens Banner-Herald All-Northeast Georgia team senior season as a defensive end. He was highly recruited as a basketball player before his decision to focus solely on football.[2]

College career[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Career Statistics[3][4][5][6]
Tackles
Year GP Total Solo Ast TFL Sck FF FR INT PD TD
2003 14 33 19 14 5.0 2.5 0 0 0 0 0
2004 12 23 16 7 7.5 6.5 0 1 0 0 0
2005 13 44 35 9 20.5 11.5 1 2 0 2 0
2006 13 33 21 12 12.0 4.5 0 1 0 1 0
Total 52 133 91 42 45.0 25 1 4 0 3 0

Key: GP - games played; Total - total tackles; Solo - solo tackles; Ast - assisted tackles; TFL - tackles for loss; Sck - quarterback sacks; FF - forced fumbles; FR - fumble recoveries; INT - interceptions; PD - passes defensed; TD - touchdowns

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-5¼* 261* 4.82** 1.59* 2.78* 4.53* 7.38** 32" * 9'07"* 17* 22*
* represents NFL Combine ** represents Georgia Pro Day

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the first pick in the third round and was cut on September 1. Moses was the highest drafted player in the league not to make a roster on opening day.[7]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Moses was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals on September 2, 2007. but was in turn released by the Cardinals on October 16, 2007.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Moses was signed by the Miami Dolphins on October 23, 2007. He recorded his first career full sack on November 26, bringing down Ben Roethlisberger during a Monday Night Football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

An exclusive-rights free agent in the 2009 offseason, Moses was re-signed on March 31, 2009, to a one-year, $460,000 contract with the Dolphins.[8]

Death[edit]

On February 12, 2017, Moses died battling a house fire in Monroe, Georgia. With his best friend Xavier Godard's wife Andria Godard and their daughter Jasmine Godard; Moses was later taken to a hospital where he later died. He was 33.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Video". CNN. 2006-08-21. Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  3. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs Cumulative Season Statistics (2003)". GeorgiaDogs.com. Archived from the original on 23 January 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs Cumulative Season Statistics (2004)". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved 23 July 2008. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs Cumulative Season Statistics (2005)". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved 23 July 2008. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs Cumulative Season Statistics (2006)". GeorgiaDogs.com. Archived from the original on September 8, 2008. Retrieved 23 July 2008. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 25, 2009. Retrieved July 3, 2009. 
  8. ^ Phins.Spolight.com
  9. ^ Alper, Josh. "Former Dolphin Quentin Moses dies in a house fire". NBC Sports. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  10. ^ Mobley, Kevin (February 12, 2017). "Former UGA football player Quentin Moses dies trying to save woman, child from fire". Athens Banner-Herald. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 

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