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D.J. Moore

Date of birth : 1987-03-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Spartanburg, South Carolina
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-07

D.J. Moore is an American football cornerback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

NFL Career:

Saw action in 3 games as a rookie, all in the second half of the season... Made his NFL debut at SF (11/12)... Credited with 1 special teams stop.

2009 SEASON: Played in 3 games, mostly on special teams... Posted 1 special teams tackle.

College:

Played in 37 games (34 starts) in his three years at Vanderbilt (2006-08)... Saw action at cornerback, wide receiver, running back, quarterback, punt returner and kickoff returner over the course of his career... Named an All-American by the Associated Press, The Sporting News, SI.com and Rivals.com as a junior... Honored as first-team all-SEC by the AP as both a sophomore and a junior... Credited with 178 tackles (120 solo) to go along with 13 INTs, 6.5 TFLs, 2.0 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 4 fumble recoveries and 19 PBUs... Returned 17 punts for 244 yards (14.4 avg) and 55 kickoffs for 1,256 yards (22.8 avg)... Caught 7 passes for 143 yards (20.4 avg) and 2 TDs and rushed for 154 yards on 15 carries (10.3 avg)... As a junior, was an All-American cornerback by the Associated Press, The Sporting News, SI.com and Rivals.com... Unanimous first-team all-SEC pick by both the writers and coaches... Led the team in interceptions (6) and PBUs (7) while adding 58 tackles, 4.5 TFLs, and 1.0 sack... Rushed for 76 yards on 9 carries and posted 7 receptions for 143 yards and 2 TDs... Earned Walter Camp Foundation National Defensive Player of the Week honors for two-INT performance at Kentucky, a game in which he posted his first two career catches, both for TDs.... As a sophomore, named first-team all-SEC by the Associated Press and second-team all-SEC by the coaches... Received Vanderbilt's postseason Defensive Secondary MVP Award... Finished with 6 interceptions, tied for the most in the SEC... Led the team with 63 solo tackles and ranked second with 83 total tackles and 10 PBUs... Added 2.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack... Set a team record with 823 kickoff return yards, averaging 25.7 yards per return... Posted seven returns of 40 yards or more... Rushed for 78 yards on 6 carries... Named to all-SEC Freshman squad by coaches in 2006... Credited with 37 tackles (27 solo) and led the team with 3 fumble recoveries... Tallied 1 INT and 2 PBUs... Returned 2 kickoff returns for 26 yards (13.0 avg).

Personal:

Four-year varsity player for Broome H.S.... Started on offense (WR) and defense (DB)... Named AA Special Teams Player of the Year and Region 2-2A Player of the Year... Two-time all-state at WR... As senior, had 48 receptions for 896 yards and 14 TDs... Lone rush went for 84-yard TD... Tallied three TDs on punt returns... Totalled 39 tackles and six INTs on defense... Helped squad to 2004 state title, earning MVP honors in championship game... Three-time all-state in basketball, helping squad to state title as junior... Averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as senior... State champion as high jumper in track and field.


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