Mike Moore, American football player, Died at 59


Michael “Mike” Moore was born on September 7, 1956, and died on July 6, 2016.

He was a collegiate football standout and native of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Mike Moore started his football legacy at Brainerd High School where he held numerous rushing records.

Mike Moore played his collegiate football with the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders where he again emerged as a standout running back earning both All-Ohio Valley Conference and All American honors in 1976.

He was selected drafted in the 12th round of the 1978 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins.

Mike Moore played in pre-season NFL football games with the Houston Oilers alongside of Earl Campbell who was also drafted in the 1978 draft.

He was enshrined into the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame.

He was inducted into the MTSU Blue Raider Hall of Fame Class of 2007 and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity,

Mike Moore passed away at 59 years old.