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Kelvin Moses
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-09-03) September 3, 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth: Hartsville, SC
Career information
College: Wake Forest
Undrafted in 2000
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Jets ( 2000)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     22
Stats at NFL.com

Kelvin D. Moses (born September 3, 1976) is a former professional football player for the NFL's New York Jets and the NFL Europe's Frankfurt Galaxy . Moses played three seasons, appearing in 32 games for the Jets in 2001 & 2002 as a linebacker, gunner, or kick returner in each game.[1]

Early lifeEdit

High schoolEdit

Moses was born in Hartsville, SC. He attended Hartsville High School, and was a three-year letterman and All-State honoree in football. As a strong safety and tight end in high school, Moses earned numerous regional and conference honors throughout his career. Moses was named the Red Foxes' MVP for the '93 season and was chosen to participate in the North-South All-Star Game that year.[2]

As a senior, Moses accumulated 77 tackles and six interceptions on defense while also catching 19 passes for 377 yards and eight touchdowns on offense. Moses also set the school's records for receptions in a game, season, and career during his time at Hartsville High School. He completed his high school career by helping lead his team to the 1993 SC 4A State Football Championship game where his Red Fox team was narrowly defeated by the Richland Northeast High School Cavaliers by a score of 30-24.[3]

College careerEdit

Moses enrolled at Wake Forest University and played five-seasons of football for the Demon Deacons.

Under head coach Jim Caldwell, Moses' stats were as follows[2]: 1994 (2 Games) - 3 Total Tackles 1995 - 101 Total Tackles, 11 TFL, 2 FR/FC 1996 - 128 Total Tackles, 10 TFL, 2 Sacks, 2 FR, 3 FC, 2 INT 1997 - 85 Total Tackles, 8 TFL, 4 Sacks, 1 INT 1998 (2 Games) - 4 Total Tackles

Moses was injured and required season-ending surgery in 1998.

Professional football careerEdit

Undrafted Free Agent, Jets, and NFL EuropeEdit

Moses was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on April 20, 2000.[4] After being one of the final cuts during training camp, Moses returned home and prepared to restart his NFL career. Moses was resigned by the Jets on January 1, 2001. Moses was optioned by the Jets to the Frankfurt Galaxy in the NFL Europe league. Moses returned to the Jets in the fall and was a special teams standout for both 2001 and 2002 seasons.[5] Moses' stats for the Jets were as follows[6]: 2001 - 7 Total Tackles 2002 - 15 Total Tackles, 1 Kick Return

Moses was waived for the final time by the Jets on August 30, 2003.[7]

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