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Randy Moss
WR, Marshall

Name
Jsy
College
HT
WT
Randy Moss
88
Marshall
6033
203

40
BP
SS
LS
VJ
BJ
Grade
Rd.
4.39
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
7.55
1


Background

1997- Won the Biletnikoff Award given to the best receiver...placed 4th in the Heisman Trophy balloting...finished the season with an NCAA record 25 TD receptions...voted 1st team all-MAC by the league’s coaches...finished 4th in voting for the Maxwell Award, given to the most outstanding collegiate player...one of five finalists for the FOOTBALL NEWS Offensive Player of the Year...set school record with 1820 yds. receiving in a season...rated by Sporting News as the top receiver in college football...1996- His 28 TDs were the most ever in a single season...scored at least one TD in every game...named 1st team All-American by all five awarding organizations...set NCAA 1-AA record with most games catching a TD pass...despite only playing one year in the league, tied the Southern Conference record for TD receptions in a career with 28...led the NCAA 1-AA in kickoff returns...finished the regular season 6th overall in NCAA history in TD receptions...1995- Transferred from Florida St...redshirted...

High School

Attended Du Pont High School (WV)...lettered in football, track, basketball and baseball...named WV High School Football Player of the Year as a senior...also named basketball Player of the Year...won the state title in 100 meters and 200 meters as a soph...brother, Eric, plays for the Minnesota Vikings...

Stats

Receiving-’97- 96 rec...1820 yds...26 TD...’96-78 rec...1709 yds...28 TD...Rushing-’97- 1 att...2 yds...’96- 2 att...29 yds...1 TD...KOR- ‘97- 14 no...263 yds...’96- 18 no...612 yds...PR- ‘97-25 no...271 yds.

Summary

One of the most physically gifted players to come along in several years.. Tremendous combination of size, speed, and AA....Explosive player (39” VJ), great agility and separation. Can get deep...Absolute mis-match in red zone with small DCs. Has the ability to make a tough catch without standing body control and adjust to the ball for a big man. He also has outstanding skills in the return game, and is very explosive, but probably will not be used in that role on the NFL level, because of his receiving skills. He is a great threat after the catch, and absolutely dominated on a lower level in the college ranks. There is no question about the physical skills that he will bring to the NFL.. However, there is a lot of baggage in this guy’s past.. He had negative experiences at Notre Dame and Florida St., and was sent packing for a variety of reasons.. Altercations with the law and other problems dotted his career early on. He has stayed out of trouble in his 1 1/2 years at Marshall, but he will be under the NFL microscope going into the draft. If he passes all the physical and mental testing with flying colors, he could be a top five pick. However, if the character and off the field questions continue to persist, he could be another great player that starts to drop on draft day. But, if this guy keeps his head on straight, he is headed for greatness.

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