Warming up before a game in Denver in November, 2010.
|No. 81 Kansas City Chiefs|
|Date of birth:June 8, 1987|
|Place of birth: Wheaton, Illinois|
|High School: Wheaton (IL) Warrenville South|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Kansas City Chiefs|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Anthony "Tony" Moeaki (born June 8, 1987) is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his senior season at Iowa with 30 catches for 387 yards and 4 touchdowns. Moeaki was considered one of the top tight end prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.
College career Edit
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Professional career Edit
- 2010 season
Moeaki was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 3rd round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He scored his first NFL touchdown in his first NFL game on Monday Night Football on September 13, 2010 on a 2-yard pass from quarterback Matt Cassel against the San Diego Chargers. Following the game against the San Francisco 49ers Moeaki received the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week award after he put up 44 receiving yards and a spectacular one-handed touchdown grab.
- 2011 season
On September 1, 2011, Moeaki was placed on IR after suffering an injury during a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, which kept him out of the 2011 NFL season. He was reunited with quarterback Ricky Stanzi in 2011 when the Kansas City Chiefs drafted him in the 5th round.
- 2012 season
Moeaki is expected to share the starting role with Kevin Boss.
Personal life Edit
Tony graduated high school at Wheaton Warrenville South in 2005 and was high school football teammates with fellow Iowa Hawkeye Dace Richardson. In addition to football, Tony competed on the basketball and tennis courts for the Tigers.
- ↑ "2010 NFL Draft TE Prospects CBS Sportsline". Cbssports.com. 2008-06-11. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/prospectrankings/TSX/2010_TE. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
- ↑ Joel Thorman (1 October 2010). "Chiefs TE Tony Moeaki Takes Home NFL Rookie Of The Week". http://kansascity.sbnation.com/kansas-city-chiefs/2010/10/1/1725100/chiefs-te-tony-moeaki-nfl-rookie-of-the-week. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
- ↑ "Much more to Moeaki than crutches". TheGazette. http://thegazette.com/2009/07/28/much-more-to-moeaki-than-crutches. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
- ↑ "Harvey Unga gets married". Daily Herald. July 17, 2010. http://www.heraldextra.com/sports/article_109e8de3-1fe8-5b97-84c7-2b3507e23e86.html.
- ↑ "Keilani Unga works her way back for senior season after life-changing event". Deseret News. January 17, 2013. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620453/BYU-womens-basketball-Keilani-Unga-works-her-way-back-for-senior-season-after-life-changing-event.html?pg=all.