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Derek Moye
No. 14     Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-12) August 12, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Rochester, Pennsylvania
High School: Rochester (PA) Area
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College: Penn State
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Miami Dolphins ( 2012)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
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Derek Robert Moye (born August 12, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. After playing college football for Penn State, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Early yearsEdit

Moye attended Rochester Area High School in Rochester, Pennsylvania where he had a 2.7 GPA. He gained over 3100 rushing and receiving yards combined in his junior and senior seasons and scored 53 touchdowns. He was recruited to Penn State by Tom Bradley and committed in January 2007.[1]

College careerEdit

Moye entered the 2009 season as his first season at the starter's position at wide receiver. Since he redshirted his freshman season, Moye was an academic Junior with Sophomore eligibility. He finished his sophomore eligibility year with 48 receptions for 785 yards. Moye finished his junior year with 53 catches for 885 yards with a 16.7 yards per carry and 8 touchdowns. For his senior year, he was elected captain and had 40 receptions for 654 yards with 3 touchdowns.

In his career, he had 144 receptions for 2,395 yards and 18 touchdowns. He is the third all-time leading receiver at Penn State.

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Moye signed a free agent deal with the Miami Dolphins. He was waived on June 12, 2012, and the New Orleans Saints claimed him off wavers on June 13. On November 07, 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers added him to the practice squad. On December 5, 2012, the Steelers released Moye, however, they resigned him to the practice squad on December 12, 2012.

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