Matt Moore is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins.
Let’s find out some interesting facts about him!
1. Matthew Erickson Moore was born August 9, 1984.
2. School in Newhall, California. He has Mexican American ancestry.
3. As a junior, Moore lettered in football while playing as a safety, earning All-CIF acclaim with 80 tackles and 10 interceptions on the season.
4. Moore lettered again during his senior year playing as Hart High School’s starting quarterback.
5. Moore led his team to a 13–0 record, culminating in a 42–13 win over Valencia in the CIF-Southern Section Division III title game.
6. In the sectional, division title game, Moore completed 14 of 18 passes for 277 yards and four touchdowns and ran 15 times for 95 yards and one score.
7. On the year, he completed 234 of 353 (66.3%) passes for 3,334 yards and 33 touchdowns and ran for 415 yards and seven scores.
8. Moore was named the CIF-SS Division III Offensive Player of the Year.
9. He was named First-team All-State and First-team All-CIF SS. He was selected to play in the 2002 North-South Shrine All-Star game.
10. Moore ended his senior season as one of the top-rated quarterbacks in the nation. He was ranked No. 8 by Scout.com and No. 11 by Rivals.com.
11. SuperPrep rated him as the No. 8 quarterback in the nation and named him the FarWest Offensive Player of the Year.
12. Max Emfinger named him to his All-America team and ranked him as a four-star prospect and the No. 17 quarterback prospect.
13. PacWest Football rated Moore a four-star rating and rated him the No. 6 quarterback in the West and No. 9 in the nation.
14. PrepStar named Moore to the All-American team and rated him the No. 5 quarterback in the West.
15. He was named member of the Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, the Las Vegas Sun Super 11 second team, the Los Angeles Times All-Star Team, and the First-team L.A. Times All-San Fernando Valley, which selected him as the region Player of the Year.
16. Moore lettered twice in baseball playing shortstop and third base.
17. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2007, and has also played for the Carolina Panthers.
18. Moore was announced the starting quarterback for the Dolphins against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the wildcard round of the 2017 National Football League playoffs as Tannehill did not appear to be fully recovered. This was Moore’s first playoff game. The Dolphins would lose 30-12 to the Steelers in Pittsburgh.