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Kyle Moore
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Moore on USC's traditional pregame walk to the stadium
No. 94, 54     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-10-25) October 25, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: West Germany
Career information
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2009 2010)
Career highlights and awards
*College awards and honors
Tackles     56
QB sacks     3.0
Interceptions     0

Kyle Moore (born October 25, 1986) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Southern California. He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears.

Early years Edit

An army brat born in Germany, Moore attended Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Georgia, where he was named Georgia Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior defensive lineman. He had 93 tackles, 22 sacks, 18 deflections, 8 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 blocked punt (for a touchdown) in 2004.

As a junior in 2003, he made All-Middle Georgia, All-Region and All-County while getting 110 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and 15 sacks. Moore was rated a Four-Star recruit and chose USC over Miami.

College career Edit

At USC, Moore served as a backup defensive end as a true freshman and sophomore. In 2007, he did a solid job while starting at defensive end, recording 35 tackles, including 3.5 for losses of 29 yards (with 2 sacks for 20 yards), plus 2 interceptions that he returned 38 yards (19.0 avg.), 5 deflections, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery.

In 2008 Moore had arthroscopic surgery on his knee prior to 2008 spring practice, which limited him in spring drills. He started at defensive end alongside Everson Griffen.

Moore was one of twelve USC players invited to the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine.[1]

College awards and honors Edit

  • 2009 Senior Bowl invitee.
  • 2008 All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention.
  • 2008 USC Most Inspirational Player.

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
6-6 * 270 * 4.82 * 1.70 * 2.80 * 4.48 * 7.40 * 30½" * 8'09" * 22 * 20 *
* represents NFL Combine

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Edit

Moore was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Played in 15 games in 2 years due to injuries. Started 7 career games as a Buccaneer. He was released on September 2, 2011.

Buffalo Bills Edit

The Buffalo Bills signed Moore off of the Detroit Lions' practice squad on November 15, 2011.

Chicago Bears Edit

On April 9, 2013, Moore was signed by the Chicago Bears.[2] He was waived on August 25.[3]

Toronto Argonauts Edit

Moore was signed by the Toronto Argonauts on April 4, 2014, along with his former USC teammate, Kevin Thomas.[4]

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