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      Eddie Moore
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Pittsburg

High School:
South Pittsburg

Height / Weight:
6- / 220

Position:
LB

Experience:
4L

Printable Career Summary (PDF)

Full name: Eddie Deon Moore ... Born: July 5, 1980.

HONORS - 2002 All-SEC Coaches (2nd)

2002 - Games/Started 12/12 ... One of three Vol captains who ranked second in the team in tackles ... Recorded 101 hits including three sacks on the season ... Finished the regular season with 13.5 big plays ... Had four games in which he recorded 10 or more tackles ... Best game of season came against Arkansas when he had 15 stops ... Had 10 tackles against Middle Tennessee State, Alabama and Miami ... Had nine tackles against Florida and Rutgers ... Sacks came against Rutgers, Georgia and Mississippi State ... Played in every game of his collegiate career and bowl game will be number 50.

2001 - Games/Started: 13/13... Stepped up as a key performer in Vols' linebacking corps ... Had 81 total hits on the season to lead the Vols' defensive campaign ... Logged eight tackles, one sack and one tackle for a loss against Notre Dame ... Had seven tackles versus South Carolina ... Caused and recovered a fumble versus the Gamecocks ... Thwarted Gamecocks' final drive by forcing a South Carolina receiver to drop a pass on final offensive play of game by South Carolina ... Was a key player in stopping final drive by Kentucky as he forced a Wildcat fumble that was recovered by Tennessee ... Registered a career high 13 tackles against the Wildcats ... Had two tackles for a loss among his six tackles in victory over Arkansas.

2000 - Games/Started: 12/0...A top reserve linebacker, he also made his mark with his reckless abandon on kick coverage duties...Included in his credits was a six-tackle, one-assist performance against South Carolina after Eric Westmoreland was sidelined with a rib injury...In Arkansas game, Eddie had three tackles with special teams and two more for a total of five...For season he had 22 tackles and 12 assists...Team leader in special teams tackles with 16...Had three tackles, including a tackle for loss in Cotton Bowl ...

1999 - Games/Started: 12/0 ... One of five true freshmen to play, he was used primarily on kickoff and punt teams ... Made two tackles against Kentucky and one against Vanderbilt ... Saw limited duty at linebacker ...

HIGH SCHOOL - SuperPrep Dixie Super 30 ... All-State and All-Region ... Tri-State Super Player of the Year and Class A Offensive MVP ... Finalist for Class A Mr. Football ... Two-way player at safety and running back ... Four-year starter at running back who ran for 2100 yards and had 43 touchdowns as a senior ... Also had 328 yards receiving and punted for 37.8 average ... At safety he had 78 tackles and four interceptions ... Team finished with 13-1 record, reaching state semifinals ... As a junior, he had 1800 yards and a state-leading 29 touchdowns ... Rushed for 74 touchdowns in career ... Also played basketball ... Coach at South Pittsburg High School: Vic Grider.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
TOT
FUM
FUM
QB
Class/Year
UT
AT
HITS
REC
CAU
SKS
TFL
PBU
Fr. 1999
3
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
So. 2000
22
12
34
0
0
1
2
1
Jr. 2001
58
23
81
1
0
2
7
6
Sr. 2002
62
39
101
0
0
3
7.5
6
TOTALS
145
74
219
1
2
6
16.5
13

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