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Randall Chili' Gene Moss (born February 13, 1977) is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Marshall University. Moss played the first seven years of his career in Minnesota before a trade in 2005 brought him to the Oakland Raiders. On April 29, 2007, Moss was traded to the New England Patriots for a fourth-round draft pick. On October 6, 2010, Moss returned to the Vikings in a trade from the Patriots. Moss holds the NFL single season touchdown reception record (23, set in 2007), and the NFL single-season touchdown reception record for a rookie (17, in 1998). Contents [hide] 1 Early years 2 College career 2.1 Freshman (redshirt) (1995) 2.2 Freshman (1996) 2.3 Sophomore (1997) 2.4 College statistics 3 Professional career 3.1 1998 NFL Draft 3.2 Minnesota Vikings 3.2.1 1998 season 3.2.2 1999 season 3.2.3 2000 season 3.2.4 2001 season 3.2.5 2002 season 3.2.6 2003 season 3.2.7 2004 season 3.3 Oakland Raiders 3.4 New England Patriots 3.4.1 2007 season 188.8.131.52 Super Bowl XLII 3.4.2 2008 season 3.4.3 2009 season 3.4.4 2010 season 3.5 Return to Minnesota 3.5.1 2010 season 3.6 Career statistics 4 Charity 5 Controversy 5.1 Marshall plane crash 5.2 Traffic incident 5.3 Leaving the field during a game 5.4 Playoff mooning incident 5.5 Marijuana use 5.6 Lack of effort 5.7 Dating violence allegations 6 Personal life 7 NCAA records 7.1 Division 1-A 7.2 Division 1-AA - Regular season 7.3 Division
1-AA - Playoffs 8 NFL records 9 Career highlights 10 Randy Moss Motorsports 11 References 12 External links Early years Moss grew up in Rand, West Virginia and attended high school at the now defunct DuPont High in Belle, West Virginia, where he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track. On the football field, Moss led the DuPont Panthers to back-to-back state championships in 1992 and 1993. He was a star at wide receiver, but also played defensive back, returned kickoffs and punts, and was the teams kicker and punter. In 1994, he was honored as the West Virginia Football Player of the Year. Parade Magazine named him to their annual All-American high school football team and recently named him one of the 50 greatest high school football players of all time. In addition to playing football at DuPont, Moss was twice named West Virginia Player of the Year in basketball (1993 & 1994), where he was a teammate of future NBA player Jason Williams. As a sophomore in 1992, he ran for the track team and was the West Virginia state champion in the 100 and 200 meters. This was the only year he competed on the track team. He also played center field for the baseball team. On March
23, 1995, Moss backed a friend in a hallway fight against a white student who had allegedly used racist comments towards Randy's friend. Moss was initially charged with a felony for kicking the student, but it was later reduced to a misdemeanor. On August 1, 1995,
Moss plead guilty to two counts of misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to 30 days behind bars at the South Central Regional Jail in Charleston, West Virginia. He served 3 days in jail starting that night and would be required to serve the remaining 27 days within the following 18 months, after he completed his freshman year in college. College career Moss' dream was to play for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, but he also considered going to Ohio State, where his half-brother, Eric, had played offensive tackle. Former Notre Dame head coach Lou Holtz said "Randy Moss was the best high school football player I've ever seen." Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden said "He was as good as Deion Sanders. Deion's my measuring stick for athletic ability, and this kid was just a bigger Deion." After originally signing a letter of intent to play college football with Notre Dame in 1995, Moss took part in a racially-charged fight at his high school that left one person hospitalized. Notre Dame subsequently denied his enrollment application, but this did not stop another high-profile college football program from giving him a chance. Notre Dame officials suggested he attend Florida State due to the reputation of its coach, Bobby Bowden, for handling troubled players. However, because of his signed letter of intent at Notre Dame, the NCAA considered him a transfer student, which made him ineligible to play for the Seminoles in the 1995 football season. Freshman (redshirt) (1995) He was red-shirted in his freshman season. While at Florida State, Moss ran a 4.25 40-yard dash, with only Deion Sanders being faster (4.23). Freshman (1996) In 1996, while serving his 30-day jail sentence in a work-release program from 1995, Moss tested positive for smoking marijuana, thus violating his probation, and was dismissed from Florida State. He served an additional 60 days in jail for the probation violation. Ultimately, Moss transferred to Marshall University, about an hour's drive from his home. Because Marshall was then a Division I-AA school, NCAA rules allowed him to transfer there without losing any further eligibility. In 1996, he set the NCAA Division I-AA records for most games with a touchdown catch in a season (14), most consecutive games with a touchdown catch (13), most touchdown passes caught in a season (28 - tying Jerry Rice's 1984 record), and most receiving yards gained by a freshman in a season (1709 on 78 catches), a record which still stands. Moss was also the leading kickoff returner in Division I-AA on the season, with 612 total yards and a 34.0 yard average. Marshall went undefeated and won the Division I-AA title in its last season before moving to Division I-A. Sophomore (1997) In the 1997 season, Marshall's first in Division I-A, Moss and current Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington were the centerpiece of an explosive offense that led the Thundering Herd to the Mid-American Conference title. Moss caught 25 touchdown passes that season, at the time a Division I-A record, and was a first-team All-American. The first game of the season saw Moss pick up right where he left off in 1996. Facing Army, Moss caught 5 balls for 186 yards and two touchdowns. One touchdown went for 79 yards in which Pennington lobbed the ball down the left sideline. Moss leaped over an Army defender to snag the ball out of the air at the 40 yard line while the safety crashed into his teammate knocking both
men down. Moss galloped the last 50 yards untouched for the score. The other touchdown reception was his career long of 90 yards that came on a short screen pass on third down. Moss caught the ball on the right side of the field at his own 8 yard line, ran past 3 defenders in the middle of the field at the 15 yard line, hurdled two defenders coming from both sides of the left hash marks at the 25 yard line, then raced past the last defender at the 50 yard line before finally seeing daylight down the left sideline. A week later, Moss posted his third career 200+ yard receiving game against Kent State. Two weeks after that was his fourth and final 200+ yard game in college, recording 13 catches for 205 yards and a Marshall single-game record of 5 touchdown receptions against Ball State. In the 1997 Ford Motor City Bowl against Ole Miss, Moss added his 26th touchdown of the season on Marshall's first offensive play from scrimmage. He streaked down the right sideline and caught an 80 yard touchdown pass from Pennington to the tie the score at 7–7. NCAA rules at the time did not allow for statistics from bowl games to be combined with regular season stats, so the touchdown did not officially increase his season touchdown record. The two teams traded the lead several times in the fourth quarter before Ole Miss running back Deuce McAllister scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with :31 seconds to play giving them a 34–31 lead. Trying to pull out a last-second win, Pennington connected with Moss on a 40 yard pass on the final play of the game, but he was stripped of the ball as time expired. Moss finished the game with 6 receptions for 173 yards. Moss finished his career at Marshall having scored at least one touchdown in all 28 games that he played. He won the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the nation's leading wide receiver, and was a finalist for the 1997 Heisman Trophy (finishing fourth in the balloting, behind Ryan Leaf, Peyton Manning, and Charles Woodson, who won the award). College statistics College Stats Receiving Rushing Kick Returns Punt Returns Season Team GP REC YDS AVG TD LNG ATT YDS TD LNG RET YDS AVG TD LNG RET YDS AVG TD LNG 1995 FSU 0 DNP - Redshirt 1996 MAR 15 78 1,709 21.9 28 1 2 0 2 18 612 34.0 0 88 -- -- -- -- -- 1997 MAR 13 96 1,820 19.0 26 90T 2 29 1 32T 14 263 18.8 0 49 25 271 10.8 0 58 Total 2 years 28 174 3,529 20.3 54 90T 3 31 1 32T 32 875 27.3 0 88 25 271 10.8 0 58 Includes stats from the 1997 Motor City Bowl against Mississippi Professional career 1998 NFL Draft During the 1998 NFL Draft, Moss, who was projected as a high first-round pick, was taken by the Minnesota Vikings with the 21st overall pick after a number of NFL clubs—even those in need of a WR—were concerned with Moss' well-documented legal problems. Before the draft Moss was quoted as saying, "teams that pass on him 'will regret it once they see what kind of a player I am and what kind of guy I really am.'" The team most often cited for passing on Moss, is the Dallas Cowboys. Moss grew up a Cowboys fan and wanted to play for the Cowboys. The Cowboys wanted Moss, but due to many off-field incidents of their own, team owner and GM Jerry Jones, did not feel they could draft Moss. Moss felt that the Cowboys lied to him, because they told him they would draft him. On draft day, Dallas went so far as to have a scout in Charleston, West Virginia, the same town where Moss and his mother were watching the draft. Dallas star receiver Michael Irvin even called to apologize to Moss, because Irvin's own off-field problems were a main reason Moss was not drafted by Dallas. Since that draft, Moss has made a history out of beating the Cowboys. After the draft, Moss signed a 4 year, $4.5 million dollar contract that included an additional $4 million dollars in bonuses and incentives. As part of the deal, he also received a $2 million dollar signing bonus. Minnesota Vikings 1998 season In 1998, Moss helped the Vikings to become the number one-ranked offense, scoring a then-NFL record 556 points. The Vikings opened the season with a 31–7 rout against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Moss' first NFL game would also be his first multi-touchdown game as he recorded 4 receptions for 95 yards and two touchdowns. His first NFL reception came on the third play of the game on an 11 yard pass from Brad Johnson. His first touchdown was a 48 yard acrobatic grab over defensive back Floyd Young late in the first quarter, in which Moss juggled the ball 3 times before securing it for the score. He added a 31 yard touchdown reception on the Vikings first possession of the second quarter to give the Vikings a 21–0 lead. His first Monday Night Football game came in Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. He had 5 receptions for 190 yards and two touchdowns, including touchdown grabs of 52 yards and 44 yards, and two other receptions of 46 yards and 41 yards. He also had a 75 yard touchdown catch on the Vikings first possession of the game that was nullified due to an offensive holding penalty. They finished with a 15–1 record and were poised to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. However, the Atlanta Falcons stunned the Vikings by winning the NFC Championship Game 30–27 in overtime. At the end of the 1998 regular season, Moss was named a Pro Bowl starter and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for his rookie-record 17 touchdown receptions and the third highest receiving yardage (1,313) total. 1999 season In 1999, Moss had another impressive season, catching 80 passes for 1,413 yards and 11 touchdowns. He went on to record five receptions for 127 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings 27–10 NFC wildcard playoff win over the Dallas Cowboys. Minnesota lost in the divisional round to the St. Louis Rams 49–37, despite Moss catching nine passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns. Moss was fined $40,000, which was later reduced to $25,000, during that game due to squirting an NFL referee with a water bottle. There was a stipulation that he would have to pay the difference in addition to any other fine if he had another run-in with the league. Moss earned his second straight Pro Bowl appearance, and turned in a record breaking performance. He had 9 receptions for a Pro Bowl record 212 yards and was given the games Most Valuable Player award. 2000 season The Vikings made it to the NFC Championship game before being trounced 41–0 by the New York Giants. Moss earned his third consecutive trip to the Pro Bowl. 2001 season In the offseason, Moss and his agent Danté DiTrapano began negotiating a new contract with the Minnesota Vikings. He was scheduled to earn 3.5 million dollars in 2001. But Moss, who was entering the final year of the rookie contract he signed in 1998, was seeking a long term deal that would make him the highest paid player in the NFL. His agent said, "We want to break the tradition of quarterbacks being the highest-paid players." One option the Vikings had would be to apply the franchise tag after the season ended, but sources stated that Moss would request a trade if that happened because it would still be less than what he could command on the open market. Just prior to the start of training camp in July, Vikings owner Red McCombs signed Moss to an 8 year, 75 million dollar contract extension. The extension included a $10 million dollar signing bonus and another $8 million in guarantees. It remains as the largest contract, in terms of total dollar value, ever handed to an NFL wide receiver. Despite finishing the season with 10 touchdowns, Moss failed to make the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career. 2002 season After replacing Dennis Green on an interim basis to end the 2001 season, Mike Tice was officially named head coach on January 10, 2002. One of the strategies the Vikings first-year head coach came up with was a formula to get Randy Moss the ball more often. Coach Tice called it the Randy Ratio. It was an effort on the coaches part to throw 40% of the passes to Moss as a way to keep him involved in the offense more than he had been in the 2001 season when he had stretches in games where he was being shut out, and partly to use more game clock by sustaining long drives to give the Vikings defense a chance to rest. An assistant coach would stand on the sidelines during games and track how many times Moss had been thrown to, and then inform Tice of the percentages so that he is always aware of it. In the 2001 season, the Vikings record was 4–1 when Moss had 40% of the passes thrown his direction, and 1–10 in other games. The strategy was a response to the 'Randy Rules,' as Vikings receiver Chris Walsh called them. The Randy Rules, similar to the Jordan Rules, were a defensive strategy that teams employed when facing the Vikings to try and eliminate or reduce Randy's impact on the game, and to prevent Moss from being matched up one-on-one with defenders because of his ability to burn them deep or outjump them in single coverage. Opposing teams would routinely double cover Moss with techniques such as having a cornerback attempt to jam him at the line of scrimmage, having a corner defend underneath with a safety defending against the deep ball, having a zone defense roll to Moss' side of the field, and assigning "spys" to follow Moss everywhere he went. Coach Tice discussed the strategy, explaining that Moss would be running more short and intermediate routes and less deep patterns. In training camp, Moss worked specifically on 12 new routes that he had rarely run in his first 4 NFL seasons, such as crossing patterns over the middle of the field and hook routes. Coach Tice said, "When we say Randy Ratio, everybody in the league thinks, 'OK, now they're going to throw the ball down the field to Randy more and more and more.' That's so far from the truth. In fact, we'll probably throw the ball down the field to Randy this year even less." The Randy Ratio didn't last very long, as Tice scrapped the idea midway through the 2002 season. Randy Moss said "I didn't really care much about the Randy Ratio when it was brought up. I just wanted to win." While Moss caught a career high 106 passes, he also had a career low 7 touchdown receptions, and the Vikings struggled to a 6–10 record. Tice suggested after the season that it was a mistake to inform opponents about his offensive gameplan, but that it was a tool "to motivate [Moss] and say he was the guy." 2003 season Moss' fortunes took a better turn on the football field during the 2003 regular season, where he became the second wide receiver in history (behind Jerry Rice in 1995) to play more than 12 games (he played 16) while averaging over 100 yards and one touchdown per contest. He finished with 111 receptions for 1,632 yards and 17 touchdowns. All three numbers either tied or became a new personal best. In the offseason, he attended the Vikings strength & conditioning program and added 5 pounds of muscle to his frame. 2004 season Moss started the season strong catching 8 touchdowns in his first 5 games of the season. However, he sustained a hamstring injury to his right leg against New Orleans in Week 6 that hampered him for the next five weeks. He played in Week 7 against Tennessee, but had no receptions in a game for the first time in his career. He also played the following week against the Giants, but again recorded no receptions and was used mainly as a decoy. The injury eventually sidelined him for 3 straight weeks. He returned to the lineup in Week 12 with a touchdown catch against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Even though he finished the season with 13 touchdowns in 13 games, he posted career lows in receptions (49) and receiving yards (767), becoming the first season in his career that he failed to reach the 1,000 yard mark. Moss made the Pro Bowl five times in his seven-year career with the Minnesota Vikings (1998–2000, 2002, and 2003). Oakland Raiders On March 2, 2005, Moss was traded to the Oakland Raiders for linebacker Napoleon Harris and the Raiders' first (7th overall, which Minnesota parlayed into WR Troy Williamson) and seventh-round picks in the NFL draft. Adding a player of Moss' caliber generated optimism in Oakland, but the
Raiders' poor play continued after acquiring him. Nagging injuries limited his production, as well as what some saw as his unwillingness to play. Moss was excited to get a fresh start in Oakland. "I am very flattered to be here and anxious to be in this situation," Moss said. "I want to get back to being a dangerous player." New England Patriots 2007 season Moss on the sidelines chatting with Tom Brady.There were rumors leading up to the 2007 NFL Draft that the Raiders were eager to part ways with Randy Moss through a trade. First-year Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin went so far as to contact the division rival Denver Broncos to "gauge interest", but the Patriots and Green Bay Packers were the two teams most interested in acquiring Moss. Packers QB Brett Favre, who once said, "There is no one in this league who puts fear in people more than Randy Moss," tried to persuade team management to trade for him, but a deal that both sides could agree to did not get done. During the first day of the NFL Draft, the Patriots and Raiders discussed the trade several times before reaching an agreement. Bill Belichick spoke with Moss for the first time about the possibility of joining the Patriots at 2:30AM early Sunday Morning. Moss then boarded a plane and arrived in Boston later that morning on April 29 and was required to pass a team administered physical. Once he was cleared by Patriots officials, a trade was completed that sent Randy Moss to New England in exchange for a fourth-round selection in the 2007 NFL Draft. The draft pick had been acquired by the Patriots the previous day from the San Francisco 49ers, and the Raiders selected John Bowie. One of the conditions of the trade was that Randy Moss would have to restructure his contract for salary cap reasons. Just hours before the Moss trade was completed, New England quarterback Tom Brady converted $5.28 million of his 2007 base salary into a signing bonus that is spread out over the remaining portion of his contract so that it could free up cap room. This enabled the Patriots to absorb Moss' incoming contract under the salary cap. Moss had two years remaining on his current deal and was scheduled to earn $9.75 million in 2007 and $11.25 million in 2008. Once the Patriots had Moss on their roster, he quickly agreed to a new one year contract to replace his old one. The new deal gave him a $500,000 signing bonus, a base salary of $2.5 million, and the ability to earn an additional $1.75 million in incentives. "I’m still in awe that I’m a part of this organization," Moss said, clearly thrilled to join a team that could contend for the Super Bowl and to work with Coach Belichick. "I think that he’s the kind of coach that can motivate me. He has a proven track record." In the first week of training camp, during an 11-on-11 passing drill, Moss suffered a hamstring injury to his left leg. As a precaution, the injury prevented Moss from participating in any preseason games and he missed much of the rest of camp. His first action in a Patriots uniform came in the infamous Spygate game against the New York Jets in Week 1. He quickly quieted critics who claimed that his skills had deteriorated by hauling in 9 receptions for 181 yards, including a 51 yard touchdown pass in which he ran past 3 Jets defenders. On November 4, 2007, James Black, NFL Editor for Yahoo! Sports wrote, "Every week, in addition to out-leaping at least one defender for a touchdown, [Moss] keeps making incredible one-handed grabs that make you mutter, 'How the heck did he come up with that?'" Two weeks later, he added a career high 4 touchdown receptions in a single game against Buffalo. On December 29, the Patriots defeated the New York Giants 38–35, finishing their season with a perfect 16–0 record. Moss caught two touchdown passes for a total of 23, breaking the single season record of 22 touchdown receptions previously set by Jerry Rice (in 12 games in the strike-shortened 1987 season). On the same play, Tom Brady broke Peyton Manning's single season record set in 2004 with his 50th touchdown pass. Moss recorded 98 catches for 1,493 yards in 2007, the highest yardage total in Patriots franchise history and the third-highest total number of catches, after teammate Wes Welker's 112 catches that same season and Troy Brown's 101 in 2001. He also earned his sixth Pro Bowl selection. His 2007 season featured touchdowns in 13 of 16 games (including 8 multi-touchdown games), nine 100-yard games, and six touchdown receptions of 40 or more yards. Super Bowl XLII Despite his record breaking 2007 season, Moss was relatively quiet in the playoffs going 2 consecutive games without a touchdown for the first time all season. However, in Super Bowl XLII he scored the go ahead touchdown with 2:42 left in the fourth quarter on a 6 yard pass from Tom Brady. However, this was still not enough to enable the heavily favored Patriots to achieve the first 19-0 undefeated season, as Eli Manning drove the Giants down the field and connected with Plaxico Burress for what proved to be the game winner. 2008 season On February 28, 2008, Moss became a free agent after the Patriots decided not to place the franchise tag on Moss. Although the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers were rumored to have interest in Moss, he decided to return to the Patriots, signing a three-year, $27 million deal on March 3, 2008. The contract included a $12 million dollar signing bonus, and a total of $14.1 million guaranteed. The first game of the 2008 season saw Brady suffer a torn ACL in his left knee while attempting a pass to Randy Moss." The play occurred in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs when safety Bernard Pollard dove at Brady's leg while in his throwing motion. Moss described what he saw on the play by saying "any time you see something like that, that looks foul, it looks dirty, it opens your eyes. So, me personally, it looked dirty." Matt Cassel replaced Brady for the rest of the season. In 2008, Moss hauled in 69 catches for 1,008 yards and 11 touchdowns despite losing quarterback Tom Brady in the first quarter of the season. 2009 season In the opener of 2009, Moss caught a career-high 12 passes for 141 yards in a comeback 25-24 victory over the Bills. In a snowy Week 6 game against the winless Tennessee Titans, Moss caught three touchdown passes from Tom Brady, two of them in the 2nd quarter as Brady set a record for most touchdown passes in a single quarter with five. This was Randy's 34th multi-touchdown game, and his 8th game with 3 or more touchdowns. During the Patriots bye week, Belichick stated that Moss "is the smartest receiver he's ever been around." He compared Moss' ability to see the field and anticipate plays to that of Tom Brady, and to Lawrence Taylor who Belichick coached with the New York Giants. He said Moss not only knows what he's doing on a play, but what everybody else on the field is doing as well. "That's what makes them special. They just have a sixth, seventh sense," Belichick said. In Week 9 against the Miami Dolphins Moss added 6 catches for 147 yards and 1 touchdown. The touchdown reception was the 140th of his career, which moved him into a tie for 2nd place with Terrell Owens and he now only trails Jerry Rice who has 197. The following week, in a primetime Sunday night matchup against the Indianapolis Colts, Moss had 179 yards and two touchdowns, including a 63 yard touchdown in the 2nd quarter that moved him ahead of Terrell Owens for sole possession of 2nd place in career touchdown receptions. In the same game, he became just the 11th player in NFL history with 900+ receptions and the 7th player to reach 14,000+ career receiving yards. He finished the season with 83 receptions for 1,264 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was named to the 2010 Pro Bowl as a replacement for injured teammate Wes Welker. 2010 season In the week leading up to the Patriots' 2010 season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, Moss, who was entering the final year of his contract told CBS Sports that he "did not feel wanted" in New England absent a contract extension offer. Moss would go on to catch 5 passes for 59 yards in Week 1. After the game, Moss told reporters that it would be his final season with the Patriots. The Boston Herald reported weeks later that Moss requested a trade following the game. Moss had two receptions in Week 2 against the New York Jets, including a 34-yard touchdown. The following week against the Buffalo Bills, Moss had two more catches, both for touchdowns. His final game in New England came in Week 4 on Monday Night Football against the Miami Dolphins; he did not record a catch in the game for the first time in his Patriots career as a touchdown pass attempt off a fake spike bounced off his hands in the end zone. Return to Minnesota 2010 season Two days after the Patriots' game against Miami, Moss was traded to the Minnesota Vikings, in exchange for the Vikings' third-round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Patriots also sent a 2012 seventh-round selection to the Vikings as part of the trade. On November 1, less than four weeks after being traded to Minnesota, Vikings head coach Brad Childress told Vikings players in a team meeting that Moss was going to be waived
by the team, one day after he criticized Childress and teammates in a press conference following the Vikings' loss to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Career statistics Regular Season Receiving Rushing Passing Kick Returns Year Team GP GS REC YDS AVG TD LNG 20+ 40+ 1ST ATT YDS AVG TD LNG ATT CMP YDS TD INT RAT RET YDS TD LNG 1998 MIN 16 11 69 1,313 19.0 17 61T 20 14 51 1 4 4.0 0 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 0 0 1999 MIN 16 16 80 1,413 17.7 11 67T 26 8 52 4 43 10.8 0 15 1 1 27 1 0 158.3 17 162 1 64T 2000 MIN 16 16 77 1,437 18.7 15 78T 25 8 58 3 5 1.7 0 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2001 MIN 16 16 82 1,233 15.0 10 73T 14 4 59 3 38 12.7 0 18 1 1 29 0 0 118.8 -- -- -- -- 2002 MIN 16 16 106 1,347 12.7 7 60 19 6 66 6 51 8.5 0 25 3 1 13 1 0 87.5 1 11 0 11 2003 MIN 16 16 111 1,632 14.7 17 72 27 6 76 6 18 3.0 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 39.6 1 22 0 22 2004 MIN 13 13 49 767 15.7 13 82T 11 6 43 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1 37 0 1 56.2 -- -- -- -- 2005 OAK 16 15 60 1,005 16.8 8 79 15 4 46 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2006 OAK 13 13 42 553 13.2 3 51 6 1 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2007 NE 16 16 98 1,493 15.2 23 65T 18 9 74 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2008 NE 16 16 69 1,008 14.6 11 76T 14 3 46 2 0 0.0 0 2 -- --
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2009 NE 16 16 83 1,264 15.2 13 71T 18 7 62 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2010 NE 4 3 9 139 15.4 3 35T 3 0 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2010 MIN 4 4 13 174 13.4 2 37T 2 0 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2010 (Total) 8 7 22 313 14.2 5 37T 5 0 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 13 seasons 194 187 948 14,778 15.6 153 82T 218 76 678 25 159 6.4 0 25 8 4 106 2 1 95.8 20 195 1 64T Charity Moss has participated in, founded, and financed many charitable endeavors since joining the NFL, particularly aimed at helping children. Many times when talking about his charity work, he has said he just looks forward to "seeing smiles." He has donated clothing and food to needy families, given away free backpacks to Boston area school-children, and hosted autograph signings. He has also bussed children to amusement parks, NBA games, and even NFL games in which he has played. On June 29, 2005, he launched the Randy Moss Celebrity Charity Invitational Bass Tournament. The tournament was a one day event that paired celebrities and corporate sponsors with pro fishermen to raise money for the Smile Network, which is a foundation that provides financial assistance to children with treatable mouth problems, such as cleft palate. The tournaments motto is "fish for a smile." In 2008, Moss formed the Links for Learning foundation, which was established to help children in his home state of West Virginia, and to build learning centers for the most needy student populations. In June, he and his former high school teammate Jason Williams hosted the foundations first annual charity golf tournament at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Hurricane, West Virginia. In March 2009, Moss' foundation made a donation that enabled the Women and Children’s Hospital of Charleston, West Virginia to purchase a 'Fun Center' for their patients. The 'Fun Center' is a portable bedside entertainment system equipped with a TV, DVD player, and 22 Nintendo Wii games. On the morning of November 24, 2009, Moss flew home to West Virginia to personally hand out Thanksgiving dinners to families in the Charleston area. He stayed only a few hours before having to head back to Massachusetts for a Patriots practice later in the day. Controversy Marshall plane crash In a 1997 Sports Illustrated article, when discussing the 1970 Marshall plane crash, Randy Moss was quoted as saying, "The plane crash was before my time. I don't try to go back in the past and say this football game is for the people in the plane crash. I've seen the burial ground. I went up there and looked at the names. It was a tragedy, but it really wasn't nothing big." Moss claimed that the quote was taken out of context. Traffic incident On September 24, 2002 in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, Moss was driving and was preparing to make an illegal turn. A traffic control officer (Amy Zaccardi), noticing what he was about to do, stood in front of his car, ordering him to stop. Eyewitness accounts of the event differ at this point, but Moss did not comply with the officer's order, and she was bumped by his vehicle and fell to the ground. Moss was arrested, and a search of his vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana. Initially charged with felony Suspicion of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and a misdemeanor marijuana possession, Moss pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor traffic violation and was ordered to pay a $1,200 fine and perform 40 hours of community service. While the criminal charges were thus disposed of, the civil lawsuit filed by the traffic control officer brought a substantial penalty fine "in the low to mid six figures". Leaving the field during a game During the last game of the 2004 regular season against the Washington Redskins and with two seconds remaining on the game clock, Moss walked off the field and into the locker room; critics criticized Moss for quitting on his team. Moss stated afterward that he didn’t think Minnesota, who ended up losing 21-18 to Washington, would recover the onside kick. Playoff mooning incident On January 9, 2005, the Minnesota Vikings traveled to division rival Green Bay to take on the heavily favored Packers in an NFC wildcard playoff game. Moss finished the game with 4 catches for 70 yards and two touchdowns in the 31-17 win. After the second score, Moss trotted to the end zone goalpost and, facing away from the crowd, feigned pulling down his pants to moon the Green Bay fans. TV announcer Joe Buck, calling the game, was incensed, calling it "a disgusting act" on-air. Days later, the NFL fined him $10,000, finding it "unsportsmanlike" and "offensive" during the playoffs. However, then-Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy, the former Vikings defensive coordinator, explained Moss' action by pointing out that Packers fans are infamous for actually mooning the buses of departing opponents after a loss, unlike Moss' fully-clothed imitation. Marijuana use In April 1996, Randy Moss smoked a joint just prior to turning himself in to jail. He was scheduled to finish the remainder of his 30 day sentence for misdemeanor battery while in high school. During his first week in jail, Moss was given a drug test that came back positive. He was placed in solitary confinement for a week and had 60 days attached to his 27 day sentence. Bobby Bowden revoked his scholarship and Moss was dismissed from Florida State University for the failed drug test. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Moss tested positive in 2001 for marijuana under the NFL's substance abuse program and was subject to additional random drug screening for two years. A first time violation of the NFL's drug policy can result in up to 10 tests per month. Moss has not failed an NFL drug test since, and was rotated out of the program after two years. On September 24, 2002, Moss was involved in a traffic accident in downtown Minneapolis. The accident occurred when he tried to make an illegal U-Turn and slightly injured a traffic officer who stepped in front of his car. According to the police report, Officer Amy Zaccardi tried to order Moss to pull his 2002 Lexus over. When police searched his vehicle, they found a joint amounting to less than a gram in his ashtray. He was initially charged with two misdemeanors, one for careless driving and another for failing to obey a police officer. Moss spent the night in jail and was released the following morning. A week later, prosecutors added a charge of misdemeanor marijuana possession, which carried a fine of up to $200. Moss claimed that the joint was not his, and that he had let friends use his car prior to the accident. In August 2005, during an interview with Bryant Gumbel, Moss admitted that he has smoked marijuana during his NFL career "every blue moon." When asked whether he still used marijuana currently, Moss replied "I might. I might have fun. And, you know, hopefully ... I won't get into any trouble by the NFL by saying that, you know. I have had fun throughout my years and, you know, predominantly in the offseason." The interview drew criticism from the league office, and his agent tried to spin it that his words were taken out of context. In response, Moss said "That was really me talking in the past tense of way back in the beginning of my career and my childhood -- especially in high school and college." Lack of effort On November 14, 2006, Moss was honored for his success in college as a kick returner by having an award named after him, becoming only one of two black athletes (along with John Mackey) so honored. During the press conference, Moss responded to questions about his dropped passes and lackluster effort in several games, saying "Maybe because I'm unhappy and I'm not too much excited about what's going on, so, my concentration and focus level tend to go down sometimes when I'm in a bad mood." Days later, he reiterated his unhappiness with losing games and being a member of the Raiders on his weekly segment with Fox Sports Radio, saying, "I might want to look forward to moving somewhere else next year to have another start and really feel good about going out here and playing football." On May 15, 2007, more than two weeks after the trade to New England, Moss was called out by his former Raiders coaches. His former offensive coordinator, Tom Walsh, who was fired from the Raiders after Oakland's 2–14 losing season, said of Moss, "Randy Moss is a player whose skills are diminishing, and he's in denial of those eroding skills...Randy was a great receiver, but he lacked the work ethic and the desire to cultivate any skills that would compensate for what he was losing physically later in his career." Walsh also reported that Moss told him, "'I'm too old to practice on Wednesday and Thursday, but I'm not too old to play on Sunday.'" However, Moss stated the losing seasons on the Oakland Raiders negatively affected his playing and discouraged him during the team's practice: "...Losing sometimes can get contagious, but as a player I can't let that settle in, and I think that's one of the things that bothered me [in Oakland]. I didn't want it to set in and it didn't set in. It was just really nerve-racking that it was hard for me to win." In 2009, after a 20-10 win over the Carolina Panthers, Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble and safety Chris Harris accused Moss of giving up during the game. Gamble claimed Moss "gives up a lot" and that he "laid it down during the game", while Harris said "[Moss] kind of doesn't run the routes the way they're supposed to be run. If you get a jam on him, he'll ease up. ... If he can't get it going, he gets out of sync." Moss caught 1 pass for 16 yards, fumbled the ball once, and dropped a pass, as well as had a ball thrown at him picked off during the game. In response, Bill Belichick stated, "My response would be that's a lot of conversation coming from a team that just lost another game." Tom Brady noted that Gamble had many plays made on him as well. Dating violence allegations On January 15, 2008, Orlando-based radio station WDBO reported
that Moss "ha[d] been hit with a temporary injunction for protection against dating violence. According to the affidavit Moss committed a battery upon Rachelle Washington, causing serious injury, and then refused to allow her to seek medical attention. The affidavit out of Broward County reveals Moss cannot come within 500 feet of the victim and cannot use or possess firearms." The next day, in a locker room press conference, Moss claimed the woman was simply looking for money "over an accident," because her lawyer came to his lawyer, threatening a lawsuit, and asking for money to settle before she went public to the media. Moss stated he had known Washington for about eleven years. He also stated in his defense that he has never assaulted a woman in his entire life, and asked that the media and fans "find out the facts" before "rush[ing] to judgment." Moreover, Moss' lawyer, in an e-mail to the Boston Globe accused the woman's lawyer of "blatant threats and attempts to extort money" from Moss. On March 3, 2008, Rachelle Washington filed papers with the Broward County Circuit Court clerk's office requesting that the restraining order be dissolved and the case closed. No criminal charges were ever filed in the incident. Personal life Moss' parents are Maxine Moss and Randy Pratt, although Moss has little contact with his father. He has a sister named Lutisia and a brother Eric, who had a short stint in the NFL as an offensive lineman with the Minnesota Vikings. Moss has four children with his girlfriend, Libby Offutt (two daughters, Sydney and Senali, and two sons, Thaddeus and Montigo). NCAA records Division 1-A Most games with a touchdown reception in a season - 12 (1997 - tied with Larry Fitzgerald in 2003) Division 1-AA - Regular season Most games with a touchdown reception in a season - 11 (1996) Most consecutive games with a touchdown reception in a season - 11 (1996) Most receiving yards gained by a freshman in a season - 1073 (1996) Most touchdown receptions caught by a freshman in a season - 19 (1996 - record for all NCAA divisions) Division 1-AA - Playoffs Most touchdown receptions in a single game - 4 (vs. Montana, Dec. 21, 1996) Most yards receiving in a single game - 288 (vs. Delaware, Nov. 30, 1996) Most touchdown receptions in a tournament - 9 (4 games in 1996) Most yards receiving in a tournament - 636 (4 games in 1996) NFL records Most touchdown receptions in a season - 23 (2007) Most touchdown receptions by a rookie in a season - 17 (1998) Most seasons with 17 or more touchdown receptions - 3 (1998, 2003, 2007) Most seasons with 16 or more touchdown receptions - 3 (1998, 2003, 2007) Most seasons with 11 or more touchdown receptions - 8 - tied with Jerry Rice Most seasons with 10 or more touchdown receptions - 9 - tied with Jerry Rice Most games in a season with at least 2 touchdown receptions - 8 (2007) Only player to have 1,600 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns in a season (2003) Most yards receiving in a Pro Bowl game - 212 (2000) Most touchdowns scored in first 10 games with a new team - 16 (2007) Most 1,200+ yard receiving seasons to start a career - 6 (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003) Moss has averaged at least one receiving touchdown per game played in four different seasons: 1998 (17 TDs in 16 games), 2003 (17 in 16), 2004 (13 in 13), and 2007 (23 in 16) At the end of the 2008 season, Moss averaged 12.3 receiving TDs per season Four 100+ yard games in his first four games with a new team in 2007 Youngest player in NFL history to record his 100th receiving touchdown - (29 years and 235 days) Youngest player in NFL history to record his 120th receiving touchdown - (30 years, 313 days) Fastest player to reach 5,000 career receiving yards - 59 games (broke record of 61 games by Jerry Rice) Highest career yards per catch average for any player with 900+ receptions - 15.6 yards per reception Youngest player to have 3 touchdown receptions in a game (21 years, 286 days) Career highlights 4-time All-Pro selection. Is second on the Minnesota Vikings all-time receiving touchdown list with 92. Cris Carter holds the record with 110 receiving scores. Caught his 100th touchdown pass in 2006 against San Francisco (on a pass he caught with his legs), the seventh player to do so. Holds the record for most touchdowns in Minnesota Vikings playoff history with 8. 10 1,000+ yard receiving seasons - 2nd all-time 64 career 100 yard games - 2nd all-time; most recent November 15, 2009 153 touchdown receptions - 2nd all-time 76.2 receiving yards per game - 2nd all-time 154 total touchdowns scored - 4th all-time 14,778 receiving yards - 6th all-time 948 career receptions - 10th all-time Has completed 4 of 8 passes for 106 yards and 2 touchdowns, with 1 interception, giving him a 95.8 passer rating. Only player to catch 90+ touchdown passes, return a punt for a touchdown, and throw 2 touchdown passes. Has played on the two highest scoring teams (for a single season) in NFL history: 2007 Patriots (589 points) and the 1998 Vikings (556 points) Had a career-high 12 receptions for 204 yards against the Chicago Bears, at Soldier Field, on November 14, 1999 in a 27-24 overtime win. Holds the Vikings record for most 100 yard receiving games with 41. Has two touchdowns or more in 39 different games (including 3 in the postseason); most recent September 26, 2010 Has two touchdown receptions or more in 37 different games - (2nd all-time) Has three touchdowns touchdown receptions or more in 9 different games - (2nd all-time): at Dallas (Nov. 26, 1998), a 46–36 victory; vs. Chicago (Dec. 6, 1998), a 48–22 victory; at Detroit (Oct. 1, 2000), a 31-24 victory; vs. New York Giants (November 19, 2001) a 28-16 victory; vs. San Francisco (Sep. 28, 2003), a 35–7 victory; at Buffalo (November 18, 2007), a 56–10 victory; at Miami (November 23, 2008), a 48–28 victory; vs. Tennessee (October 18, 2009), a 59–0 victory; vs. Jacksonville (December 27, 2009), a 35–7 victory. Caught a career high four touchdowns at Buffalo (all in the first half). (Nov. 18, 2007) Had an interception while playing defense in the last few seconds of the first half of the Patriots' game against the Denver Broncos on October 11, 2009. 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External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Randy Moss Official website Randy Moss on Twitter Randy Moss Motorsports Randy Moss at ESPN.com Awards and achievements Preceded by Warrick Dunn AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year 1998 Succeeded by Edgerrin James [show]v • d • eFred Biletnikoff Award winners 1994: Engram | 1995: Glenn | 1996: Harris | 1997: Moss | 1998: Edwards | 1999: Walters | 2000: Bryant | 2001: Reed | 2002: Rogers | 2003: Fitzgerald | 2004: Edwards | 2005: Hass | 2006: Johnson | 2007: Crabtree | 2008: Crabtree | 2009: Tate [show]v • d • ePaul Warfield Trophy winners 1991: Howard | 1992: McDuffie | 1993: Palmer | 1994: Westbrook | 1995: K. Johnson | 1996: M. Harris | 1997: R. Moss | 1998: T. Edwards | 1999: Warrick | 2000: S. Moss | 2001: Gaffney | 2002: C. Rogers | 2003: Fitzgerald | 2004: B. Edwards | 2005: Jarrett | 2006: C. Johnson | 2007: Crabtree | 2008: Crabtree | 2009: Shipley [show]v • d • e1998 NFL Draft First Round Selections Peyton Manning · Ryan Leaf · Andre Wadsworth · Charles Woodson · Curtis Enis · Grant Wistrom · Kyle Turley · Greg Ellis · Fred Taylor · Duane Starks · Tra Thomas · Keith Brooking · Takeo Spikes · Jason Peter · Anthony Simmons · Kevin Dyson · Brian Simmons · Robert Edwards · Vonnie Holliday · Terry Fair · Randy Moss · Tebucky Jones · Mo Collins · Shaun Williams · Donovin Darius · Alan Faneca · Victor Riley · R. W. McQuarters · John Avery · Marcus Nash Draft Years 70 • 71 • 72 • 73 • 74 • 75 • 76 • 77 • 78 • 79 • 80 • 81 • 82 • 83 • 84 • 85 • 86 • 87 • 88 • 89 • 90 • 91 • 92 • 93 • 94 • 95 • 96 • 97 • 98 • 99 • 00 • 01 • 02 • 03 • 04 • 05 • 06 • 07 • 08 • 09 • 10 [show]v • d • eMinnesota Vikings first-round draft picks Mason • Dunaway • Eller • Snow • Shay • Jones • G. Washington • Page • Yary • Ward • Hayden • Siemon • Foreman • McNeill • Riley • Mullaney • White • Kramer • Holloway • Brown • Martin • Nelson • Browner • Millard • Doleman • Robinson • Dozier • McDaniel • Smith • D. Washington • Steussie • Alexander • Stringer • Clemons • Rudd • Moss • Culpepper • Underwood • Hovan • Bennett • McKinnie • Williams • Udeze • Williamson • James • Greenway • Peterson • Harvin [show]v • d • eNFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award from the Associated Press 1967: Farr | 1968: McCullouch | 1969: Hill | 1970: Shaw | 1971: Brockington | 1972: Harris | 1973: Foreman | 1974: Woods | 1975: M. Thomas | 1976: White | 1977: Dorsett | 1978: Campbell | 1979: O. Anderson | 1980: Sims | 1981: Rogers | 1982: Allen | 1983: Dickerson | 1984: Lipps | 1985: Brown | 1986: Mayes | 1987: Stradford | 1988: Stephens | 1989: Sanders | 1990: Smith | 1991: Russell | 1992: Pickens | 1993: Bettis | 1994: Faulk | 1995: Martin | 1996: George | 1997: Dunn | 1998: Moss | 1999: James | 2000: M. Anderson | 2001: A. Thomas | 2002: Portis | 2003: Boldin | 2004: Roethlisberger | 2005: Williams | 2006: Young | 2007: Peterson | 2008: Ryan | 2009: Harvin [show]v • d • eNFL Comeback Player of the Year Award 1972: Morrall | 1973: Gabriel | 1974: Namath | 1975: Hampton | 1976: Landry | 1977: Morton | 1978: Riggins | 1979: Csonka | 1980: Plunkett | 1981: Anderson | 1982: Alzado | 1983: B. Johnson | 1984: Stallworth | 1985: No Selection | 1986: Montana & Kramer | 1987: White | 1988: Bell | 1989: Anderson | 1990: Word | 1991: McMahon | 1992: Cunningham | 1993: Allen | 1994: Marino | 1995: Harbaugh & Hearst | 1996: Bettis | 1997: Brooks | 1998: Flutie | 1999: Young | 2000: J. Johnson | 2001: Hearst | 2002: Maddox | 2003: Kitna | 2004: McGahee | 2005: Smith | 2006: Pennington | 2007: Moss | 2008: Pennington | 2009: Brady [show]v • d • eNational Football League | NFL's 2000s All-Decade Team Tom Brady | Peyton Manning | LaDainian Tomlinson | Edgerrin James | Jamal Lewis | Shaun Alexander | Lorenzo Neal | Randy Moss | Marvin Harrison | Terrell Owens | Torry Holt | Tony Gonzalez | Antonio Gates | Walter Jones | Jonathan Ogden | Orlando Pace | Willie Roaf | Alan Faneca | Steve Hutchinson | Will Shields | Larry Allen | Kevin Mawae | Olin Kreutz | Dwight Freeney | Michael Strahan | Jason Taylor | Julius Peppers | Richard Seymour | Warren Sapp | Kevin Williams | La'Roi Glover | Ray Lewis | Derrick Brooks | Brian Urlacher | Joey Porter | Zach Thomas | DeMarcus Ware | Champ Bailey | Charles Woodson | Ty Law | Ronde Barber | Ed Reed | Brian Dawkins | Troy Polamalu | Darren Sharper | Adam Vinatieri | David Akers | Shane Lechler | Brian Moorman | Joshua Cribbs | Dante Hall | Devin Hester | Bill Belichick | Tony Dungy [show]v • d • eNew England Patriots All-2000s Team Offense: Brady (QB) • Dillon (RB) • Moss (WR) • Welker (WR) • Brown (WR) • Graham (TE) • Light (T) • Kaczur (T) • Andruzzi (G) • Mankins (G) • Koppen (C) Defense: Seymour (DE) • Warren (DE) • Wilfork (NT) • McGinest (OLB) • Vrabel (OLB) • Bruschi (ILB) • Phifer (ILB) • Law (CB) • Samuel (CB) • Harrison (S) • Milloy (S) Special Teams: Faulk (Ret.) • Vinatieri (PK) • Miller (P) • Izzo (ST) Coach: Belichick [show]v • d • e2001 Pro Bowl NFC Starters Offense QB Daunte Culpepper | RB Marshall Faulk | FB Mike Alstott | WR Isaac Bruce | WR Randy Moss | TE Chad Lewis OT Orlando Pace | OT Willie Roaf | G Larry Allen | G Randall McDaniel | C Jeff Christy Defense DE Hugh Douglas | DE Joe Johnson | DT La'Roi Glover | DT Warren Sapp OLB Jessie Armstead | OLB Derrick Brooks | ILB Stephen Boyd CB Champ Bailey | CB Troy Vincent | FS Darren Sharper | SS John Lynch Special Teams P Scott Player | PK Martín Gramática | KR Desmond Howard | ST Michael Bates [show]v • d • e2004 Pro Bowl NFC Starters Offense QB Daunte Culpepper | RB Ahman Green | FB Fred Beasley | WR Torry Holt | WR Randy Moss | TE Alge Crumpler OT Flozell Adams | OT Orlando Pace | G Larry Allen | G Marco Rivera | C Olin Kreutz Defense DE Simeon Rice | DE Michael Strahan | DT La'Roi Glover | DT Kris Jenkins OLB LaVar Arrington | OLB Derrick Brooks | ILB Brian Urlacher CB Champ Bailey | CB Dré Bly | FS Corey Chavous | SS Roy Williams Special Teams P Todd Sauerbrun | PK Jeff Wilkins | KR Jerry Azumah | ST Alex Bannister [show]v • d • e2007 AP NFL All-Pro Team Offense: QB Tom Brady | RB LaDainian Tomlinson | RB Brian Westbrook | FB Lorenzo Neal | WR Randy Moss | WR Terrell Owens | TE Jason Witten OT Matt Light | OT Walter Jones | G Alan Faneca | G Steve Hutchinson | C Jeff Saturday Defense: DE Jared Allen | DE Patrick Kerney | DT Albert Haynesworth | DT Kevin Williams | OLB Mike Vrabel | OLB DeMarcus Ware | ILB Lofa Tatupu | ILB Patrick Willis | CB Antonio Cromartie | CB Asante Samuel | FS Ed Reed | SS Bob Sanders Special Teams P Andy Lee | PK Rob Bironas | KR Devin Hester [show]v • d • e2008 Pro Bowl AFC Starters Offense QB Tom Brady | RB LaDainian Tomlinson | FB Lorenzo Neal | WR Randy Moss | WR Reggie Wayne | TE Antonio Gates OT Matt Light | OT Jason Peters | G Alan Faneca | G Logan Mankins | C Jeff Saturday Defense DE Jared Allen | DE Kyle Vanden Bosch | DT Albert Haynesworth | DT Vince Wilfork OLB James Harrison | OLB Mike Vrabel | ILB DeMeco Ryans CB Champ Bailey | CB Asante Samuel | FS Ed Reed | SS Bob Sanders Special Teams P Shane Lechler | PK Rob Bironas | KR Joshua Cribbs | ST Kassim Osgood Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Moss" Categories: 1977 births | Living people | People from Kanawha County, West Virginia | Players of American football from West Virginia | NASCAR owners | Parade High School All-Americans (football) | National Conference Pro Bowl players | American Conference Pro Bowl players | NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award winners | American football wide receivers | Florida State Seminoles football players | Marshall Thundering Herd football players | Minnesota Vikings players | Oakland Raiders players | New England Patriots players
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America East Conference Albany - Will Brown Binghamton - Kevin Broadus Boston University - Dennis Wolff Hartford - Dan Leibovitz Maine - Ted Woodward New Hampshire - Bill Herrion Stony Brook - Steve Pikiell UMBC - Randy Monroe Vermont - Mike Lonergan 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! America East Conference
Atlantic 10 Conference Charlotte - Bobby Lutz Dayton - Brian Gregory Duquesne - Ron Everhart Fordham - Dereck Whittenburg George Washington - Karl Hobbs La Salle - John Giannini Rhode Island - Jim Baron Richmond - Chris Mooney St. Bonaventure - Mark Schmidt Saint Joseph's - Phil Martelli Saint Louis - Rick Majerus Temple - Fran Dunphy UMass - Derek Kellogg Xavier - Sean Miller 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Atlantic 10 Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference Boston College - Al Skinner Clemson - Oliver Purnell Duke - Mike Krzyzewski Florida State - Leonard Hamilton Georgia Tech - Paul Hewitt Maryland - Gary Williams Miami (Florida) - Frank Haith North Carolina - Roy Williams North Carolina State - Sidney Lowe Virginia - Dave Leitao Virginia Tech - Seth Greenberg Wake Forest - Dino Gaudio 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference Belmont - Rick Byrd Campbell - Robbie Laing East Tennessee State - Murry Bartow Florida Gulf Coast - Dave Balza Jacksonville - Cliff Warren Kennesaw State - Tony Ingle Lipscomb - Scott Sanderson Mercer - Bob Hoffman North Florida - Matt Kilcullen Stetson - Derek Waugh USC Upstate - Eddie Payne 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Atlantic Sun Conference
Big 12 Conference Baylor - Scott Drew Colorado - Jeff Bzdelik Iowa State - Greg McDermott Kansas - Bill Self Kansas State - Frank Martin Missouri - Mike Anderson Nebraska - Doc Sadler Oklahoma - Jeff Capel III Oklahoma State - Travis Ford Texas - Rick Barnes Texas A&M - Mark Turgeon Texas Tech - Pat Knight 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big 12 Conference
Big East Conference Cincinnati - Mick Cronin Connecticut - Jim Calhoun DePaul - Jerry Wainwright Georgetown - John Thompson III Louisville - Rick Pitino Marquette - Buzz Williams Notre Dame - Mike Brey Pittsburgh - Jamie Dixon Providence - Keno Davis Rutgers - Fred Hill St. John's - Norm Roberts Seton Hall - Bobby Gonzalez South Florida - Stan Heath Syracuse - Jim Boeheim Villanova - Jay Wright West Virginia - Bobby Huggins 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big East Conference
Big Sky Conference Eastern Washington - Kirk Earlywine Idaho State - Joe O'Brien Montana - Wayne Tinkle Montana State - Brad Huse Northern Arizona - Mike Adras Northern Colorado - Tad Boyle Portland State - Ken Bone Sacramento State - Brian Katz Weber State - Randy Rahe 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big Sky Conference
Big South Conference Charleston Southern - Barclay Radebaugh Coastal Carolina - Cliff Ellis Gardner-Webb - Rick Scruggs High Point - Bart Lundy Liberty - Ritchie McKay Presbyterian - Gregg Nibert Radford - Brad Greenberg UNC-Asheville - Eddie Biedenbach VMI - Duggar Baucom Winthrop - Randy Peele 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big South Conference
Big Ten Conference Illinois - Bruce Weber Indiana - Tom Crean Iowa - Todd Lickliter Michigan - John Beilein Michigan State - Tom Izzo Minnesota - Tubby Smith Northwestern - Bill Carmody Ohio State - Thad Matta Penn State - Ed DeChellis Purdue - Matt Painter Wisconsin - Bo Ryan 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big Ten Conference
Big West Conference Cal Poly - Kevin Bromley Cal State Fullerton - Bob Burton Cal State Northridge - Bobby Braswell Long Beach State - Dan Monson Pacific - Bob Thomason UC Davis - Gary Stewart UC Irvine - Pat Douglass UC Riverside - Jim Wooldridge UC Santa Barbara - Bob Williams 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Big West Conference
Colonial Athletic Association Delaware - Monte Ross Drexel - Bruiser Flint George Mason - Jim Larranaga Georgia State - Rod Barnes Hofstra - Tom Pecora James Madison - Matt Brady Northeastern - Bill Coen Old Dominion - Blaine Taylor Towson - Pat Kennedy UNC-Wilmington - Benny Moss Virginia Commonwealth - Anthony Grant William & Mary - Tony Shaver 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Colonial Athletic Association
Conference USA East Carolina - Mack McCarthy Houston - Tom Penders Marshall - Donnie Jones Memphis - John Calipari Rice - Ben Braun Southern Methodist - Matt Doherty Southern Mississippi - Larry Eustachy Tulane - Dave Dickerson Tulsa - Doug Wojcik UAB - Mike Davis UCF - Kirk Speraw UTEP - Tony Barbee 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Conference USA
Horizon League - Butler - Brad Stevens Cleveland State - Gary Waters Detroit - Ray McCallum Loyola (Chicago) - Jim Whitesell UIC - Jimmy Collins UW-Green Bay - Tod Kowalczyk UW-Milwaukee - Rob Jeter Valparaiso - Homer Drew Wright State - Brad Brownell Youngstown State - Jerry Slocum 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Horizon League
Independents Bryant - Tim O'Shea Cal State Bakersfield - Keith Brown Chicago State - Benjy Taylor Houston Baptist - Ron Cottrell Longwood - Mike Gillian New Jersey Institute of Technology - Jim Engles North Carolina Central - Henry Dickerson Savannah State - Horace Broadnax SIU-Edwardsville - Lennox Forrester Texas-Pan American - Tom Schuberth Utah Valley - Dick Hunsaker 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! NCAA Division I independent schools (basketball)
Ivy League Brown - Jesse Agel Columbia - Joe Jones Cornell - Steve Donahue Dartmouth - Terry Dunn Harvard - Tommy Amaker Penn - Glen Miller Princeton - Sydney Johnson Yale - James Jones 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Ivy League
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Canisius - Tom Parrotta Fairfield - Ed Cooley Iona - Kevin Willard Loyola (Maryland) - Jimmy Patsos Manhattan - Barry Rohrssen Marist - Chuck Martin Niagara - Joe Mihalich Rider - Tommy Dempsey St. Peter's - John Dunne Siena - Fran McCaffery 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Mid-American Conference
Mid-American Conference Akron – Keith Dambrot Ball State – Billy Taylor Bowling Green – Louis Orr Buffalo – Reggie Witherspoon Central Michigan – Ernie Ziegler Eastern Michigan – Charles Ramsey Kent State – Geno Ford Miami – Charlie Coles Northern Illinois – Ricardo Patton Ohio – John Groce Toledo – Gene Cross Western Michigan – Steve Hawkins 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Mid-American Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Bethune-Cookman - Clifford Reed Coppin State - Ron Mitchell Delaware State - Greg Jackson Florida A&M - Mike Gillespie Hampton - Kevin Nickelberry Howard - Gil Jackson Maryland-Eastern Shore - Meredith Smith Morgan State - Todd Bozeman Norfolk State - Anthony Evans North Carolina A&T - Jerry Eaves South Carolina State - Tim Carter Winston-Salem State - Bobby Collins 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference Bradley - Jim Les Creighton - Dana Altman Drake - Mark Phelps Evansville - Marty Simmons Illinois State - Tim Jankovich Indiana State - Kevin McKenna Missouri State - Cuonzo Martin Northern Iowa - Ben Jacobson Southern Illinois - Chris Lowery Wichita State - Gregg Marshall 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Missouri Valley Conference
Mountain West Conference Air Force - Jeff Reynolds Brigham Young - Dave Rose Colorado State - Tim Miles New Mexico - Steve Alford San Diego State - Steve Fisher Texas Christian - Neil Dougherty UNLV - Lon Kruger Utah - Jim Boylen Wyoming - Heath Schroyer 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Mountain West Conference
Northeast Conference Central Connecticut State - Howie Dickenman Fairleigh Dickinson - Tom Green LIU-Brooklyn - Jim Ferry Monmouth - Dave Calloway Mount St. Mary's - Milan Brown Quinnipiac - Tom Moore Robert Morris - Mike Rice Jr. Sacred Heart - Dave Bike St. Francis (PA) - Don Friday St. Francis (NY) - Brian Nash Wagner - Mike Deane 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Northeast Conference
Ohio Valley Conference Austin Peay - Dave Loos Eastern Illinois - Mike Miller Eastern Kentucky - Jeff Neubauer Jacksonville State - James Green Morehead State - Donnie Tyndall Murray State - Billy Kennedy Southeast Missouri - Zac Roman Tennessee-Martin - Bret Campbell Tennessee State - Cy Alexander Tennessee Tech - Mike Sutton 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Ohio Valley Conference
Pacific-10 Conference Arizona - Russ Pennell Arizona State - Herb Sendek California - Mike Montgomery Oregon - Ernie Kent Oregon State - Craig Robinson Stanford - Johnny Dawkins UCLA - Ben Howland USC - Tim Floyd Washington - Lorenzo Romar Washington State - Tony Bennett 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Pacific-10 Conference
Patriot League American - Jeff Jones Army - Jim Crews Bucknell - Dave Paulsen Colgate - Emmett Davis Holy Cross - Ralph Willard Lafayette - Fran O'Hanlon Lehigh - Brett Reed Navy - Billy Lange 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Patriot League
Southeastern Conference Alabama - Philip Pearson Arkansas - John Pelphrey Auburn - Jeff Lebo Florida - Billy Donovan Georgia - Pete Herrmann Kentucky - Billy Gillispie LSU - Trent Johnson Mississippi - Andy Kennedy Mississippi State - Rick Stansbury South Carolina - Darrin Horn Tennessee - Bruce Pearl Vanderbilt - Kevin Stallings 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Southeastern Conference
Southern Conference Appalachian State - Houston Fancher Chattanooga - John Shulman The Citadel - Ed Conroy College of Charleston - Bobby Cremins Davidson - Bob McKillop Elon - Ernie Nestor Furman - Jeff Jackson Georgia Southern - Jeff Price Samford - Jimmy Tillette UNC-Greensboro - Mike Dement Western Carolina - Larry Hunter Wofford - Mike Young 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Southern Conference
Southland Conference Central Arkansas - Rand Chappell Lamar - Steve Roccaforte McNeese State - Dave Simmons Nicholls State - J. P. Piper Northwestern State - Mike McConathy Sam Houston State - Bob Marlin Southeastern Louisiana - Jim Yarbrough Stephen F. Austin - Danny Kaspar Texas A&M-Corpus Christi - Perry Clark Texas-Arlington - Scott Cross Texas-San Antonio - Brooks Thompson Texas State - Doug Davalos 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Southland Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference Alabama A&M - L. Vann Pettaway Alabama State - Lewis Jackson Alcorn State - Samuel West Arkansas-Pine Bluff - George Ivory Grambling State - Larry Wright Jackson State - Tevester Anderson Mississippi Valley State - Sean Woods Prairie View A&M - Byron Rimm II Southern - Rob Spivery Texas Southern - Tony Harvey 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Southwestern Athletic Conference
The Summit League Centenary - Greg Gary IPFW - Dane Fife IUPUI - Ron Hunter North Dakota State - Saul Phillips Oakland - Greg Kampe Oral Roberts - Scott Sutton South Dakota State - Scott Nagy Southern Utah - Roger Reid UMKC - Matt Brown Western Illinois - Derek Thomas 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! The Summit League
Sun Belt Conference Arkansas-Little Rock - Steve Shields Arkansas State - Dickey Nutt Denver - Joe Scott Florida Atlantic - Mike Jarvis Florida International - Sergio Rouco Louisiana-Lafayette - Robert Lee Louisiana-Monroe - Orlando Early Middle Tennessee - Kermit Davis New Orleans - Joe Pasternack North Texas - Johnny Jones South Alabama - Ronnie Arrow Troy - Don Maestri Western Kentucky - Ken McDonald 227's NCAA Basketball Tournament! Sun Belt Conference
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Sean Kingston, Justin Timberlake, M.I.A'"Paper Planes!" , Timbaland, 50 Cent, P-Diddy, Kanye West. Rihanna, Chris Brown, T.I.-"Big Things Poppin!" , Rihanna- Hate That I Love You (over 29 million views on YouTube)!, Leona Lewis, Soulja Boy, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne, Alicia Keys- No One, Akon, NE-YO, LL Cool J, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Dmx, Jay-z, The Notorious B.I.G, 2PAC, Will Smith, Jonas Brothers, Pink "So What!" , Jordin Sparks feta. Chris Brown- "No Air" Official Music Video-over 33 million views on YouTube!), Lil Jon- get low music movie, Ludacris, Ice Cube, Flo Rida feat. T.Pain Music from the Movie Step Up 2 "Low," Chris Brown*Chris Brown feat. T.Pain- Kiss Kiss (over 51 million views on YouTube)!, Chris Brown-"With You," Chris Brown feat. Lil' Wayne (over 56 million views on YouTube!, Chris Brown "YO," Chris Brown-Run It, Chris Brown- Forever, Wu Tang Clan, The Fugees, Jordin Sparks-Tattoo, Rhianna- Cry, Rihanna- unfaithful, Rhianna- Umbrella (over 43 million views on YouTube/You Tube)!, Ashanti, Fergie Fergalicious, Fergie- Clumsy!, Rhianna- Dont' Stop The Music (over 62 million views on YouTube), Avril Lavign- Girlfriend (over 92 million views on YouTube)!, Clay Aiken, Akon, Christina Aguilera-Hurt, Clay Aiken-On My Way Here, All-American Rejects, All-American Rejects-Move Along, All-American Rejects-It Ends Tonight, Ashley Parker Angel, Michael Jackson ("Thriller"), Backstreet Boys, Augustana, Natasha Bedingfeild, Michael Jackson, Natasha Bedingfield feat. Sean Kingston-Love Like This, Natasha Bedingfield-Pocketful of Sunshine and lots more at 227's YouTube Chili!!! Your source for the world's most watched YouTube Music Videos at Jamaal Al-Din's Hoops 227- the everything basketball website!
Also: Jesse McCartney, Ray J,Usher,Elliott Yamin,Jonas Brothers,Fergie,Taylor Swift, Nelly Furtado, Jennifer Lopez, Flyleaf,Maroon 5,Kanye West,Keyshia Cole, The Pussycat Dolls,Colby O'Donis,Ashanti,R. Kelly,Girlicious, Colbi Calliat, Boy George,Mario,Three Days Grace,Beyonce', Gorillaz,Carrie Underwood,3 Doors Down,Finger Eleven, Ginuwine,Baby Bash,Kid Rock,Joe, Gwen Steffani, Billy Ray Cyrus, Danity Kane, Janel Parrish, Ciara, NLT, Fall Out Boy, Josh Turner, Fantasia and more!