Jason Moore (wide receiver)

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Jason Moore
No. 11 – Los Angeles Chargers
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-06-23) June 23, 1995 (age 25)
Oberlin, Ohio
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Oberlin (Oberlin)
College:Findlay
Undrafted:2019
Career history
Roster status:Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
  • First team All-GMAC (2017)
  • First team All-GLIAC (2016)
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Receptions:2
Receiving yards:43
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jason Moore (born June 23, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Findlay.

Early life and high school[edit]

Moore was born and grew up in Oberlin, Ohio and attended Oberlin High School. Moore was named the Patriot Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Back of the Year as a senior.[1] Moore was also an All-PAC selection in basketball and played in the Ohio North-South All-Star Game during his senior year.[2]

College career[edit]

Moore was a member of the Findlay Oilers football team for six seasons, redshirting his true freshman season and then using a medical redshirt the next year after breaking his leg shortly before the beginning of the season. As a sophomore, Moore set a school record with 1,115 receiving yards on 71 receptions with 15 touchdowns and was named first team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). He was named first team All-Great Midwest Athletic Conference after catching 65 passes for 980 yards and 14 touchdowns in his junior season. Moore missed most of his senior year due to a suspension, playing only four games with 30 receptions for 495 yards and three touchdowns.[3] His finished his collegiate career with 204 receptions for 3,217 yards and 39 touchdowns in 37 games played.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Moore signed with the Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2019.[5] Moore was waived at the end of training camp, but re-signed to the team's practice squad the following day on September 1, 2019.[6] The Chargers promoted Moore to the active roster on October 12, 2019 and he made his NFL debut the following day against the Pittsburgh Steelers, catching two passes for 43 yards.[7][8]

Moore was waived by the Chargers on October 24, 2020,[9] and re-signed to the practice squad four days later.[10] He was elevated to the active roster on October 31 for the team's week 8 game against the Denver Broncos, and reverted to the practice squad after the game.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Six area football teams have all-district first-teamers". The Times-Gazette. November 16, 2012. Retrieved April 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Bielik, Tim (April 12, 2013). "Jason Moore, Kody Bender among state all-stars". The Morning Journal. Retrieved April 1, 2020.
  3. ^ Peterson, Michael (May 6, 2019). "2019 Chargers UDFA Profile: Findlay WR Jason Moore". BoltsFromTheBlue.com. SB Nation. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Moore Signs with Los Angeles Chargers". Athletics.Findlay.edu. April 27, 2019.
  5. ^ Bouda, Nate (April 27, 2019). "Chargers Officially Sign 19 Undrafted Free Agents". NFLTradeRumors.co. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  6. ^ Borquez, Gavino (September 1, 2019). "Chargers announce 2019 practice squad". Chargers Wire. USA Today. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Williams, Charean (October 12, 2019). "Chargers waive Stephen Anderson, promote Jason Moore". Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  8. ^ Wade, Richard (October 13, 2019). "Chargers-Steelers final score: Los Angeles Chargers lose to the hapless Pittsburgh Steelers 24-17". BoltsFromTheBlue.com. SB Nation. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  9. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers Activate Melvin Ingram III and Justin Jones". Chargers.com. October 24, 2020.
  10. ^ @Chargers (October 28, 2020). "we've signed Jason Moore and Jesse Lemonier to our practice squad and released Lee Autry" (Tweet). Retrieved November 8, 2020 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers Announce Roster Moves". Chargers.com. October 31, 2020. Retrieved November 14, 2020.

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