Matt Moore

Matt Moore

Player Profile


Valencia, California

High School:

Last College:
College of Canyons/UCLA

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180



2006: Matt earned Pac-10 Conference Honorable Mention...on track to graduate in June...enters the Brut Sun Bowl with the NCAA's longest active pass streak without an interception at 161 attempts...started every game he has played in at OSU (23 games)...Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week for Dec. 4 after completing 11 of 17 pass attempts for 245 yards and three touchdowns in the win at No. 24 Hawai'i...10th at OSU for single season passing yards with 2,666 and fourth for career touchdown passes with 25...5,377 career yards at OSU and 6,344 yards for his career (UCLA)...fourth in the Pac-10 for passing yards per game captain...had two 80-yard touchdown passes, both to Sammie Stroughter (@ Washington & @ Hawai'i)...attempted 35 passes per game last season, 25 this season...led the team on a six-play 57-yard drive resulting in the game-winning field goal over Oregon...threw for a season-high 308 yards on 14 of 19 in the season-reversing victory over Washington - the team would win seven of its final eight...2006 marked the first time he has ever ran the same offense in back-to-back years at any level of football.

2005: Matt enrolled at Oregon State for winter term of '05 (January) and had the opportunity to participate in spring football...head coach Mike Riley announced him as the leader on the depth chart after spring practice...finished the season with 2,711 yards passing, the ninth-highest total for a single season at OSU...injured his right knee in the second quarter of the 10th game (Stanford) of the season and he missed the remainder of the year...his 271.1 yards passing per game was second in the Pac-10, trailing only USC's Matt Leinart (293.5)...threw for 367 yards in the season opener vs. Portland State, the most ever by a Beaver quarterback in his first start...threw for a career-high 436 yards against Arizona, had 317 yards at Louisville and 311 vs. Arizona State.

2004: Moore did not play in 2004 while attending the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California......selected in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft by the Angels in June of `04.

2003: Matt started four of the eight games he appeared in at UCLA...threw for 555 yards, two touchdowns and six interceptions as a sophomore, completing 52 of 103 passes...started the season opener vs. Colorado, but suffered a leg injury that sidelined him for the next three games - then had just eight pass attempts over the next three contests...Moore moved back in front of Drew Olson on the depth chart for the Oct. 26 game at the Rose Bowl against Arizona State - he passed for one touchdown on a 14 of 28 190-yard performance in UCLA's 20-13 win...started the team's next two games against Stanford and Washington State.

2002: Matt appeared in six games as a true-freshman...became the first Bruin true-freshman quarterback to start since Cade McNown...the Bruins defeated Stanford in Moore's debut, marking the first time a true-freshman QB in his first game led UCLA to a win...led the team to seven scoring drives against the Cardinal...Moore earned the starting position, after he was slated to redshirt, due to injuries to Cory Paus and Drew Olson in the previous week's game vs. California...he later would play, but not start, against Arizona, USC, Washington State and New Mexico in the Las Vegas a reserve role he was 7-for-11 for 64 yards and one touchdown in the annual rivalry game vs. USC...for the season he completed 33 of 62 passes for 412 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions.

HART: Two-year letterman as a quarterback and defensive back...rated the No. 8 quarterback in the nation and the FarWest Offensive Player of the Year by SuperPrep...PacWest rated him No. 6 on its quarterback list...Cal-Hi Sports first team All-State...first team All-CIF Southern Section and the Southern Section Division III Offensive Player of the Year...Los Angeles Times All-San Fernando Valley and the region Player of the Year...selected to play in the 2002 North-South Shrine All-Star game...led Hart to a 13-0 record as a senior and the Southern Section the state title game against Valencia he passed for 277 yards and four touchdowns, and rushed for 95 yards and a score in a 42-13 a senior he threw for 3,334 yards on 234 of 953 (.663) and 33 touchdowns...All-CIF as a junior at safety...also lettered two years in baseball.

PERSONAL: Born in Van Nuys, California...son of Don and Mindy Moore...has two brothers and one sister...Don played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization...following high school Matt was a 22nd round draft pick of the, ping pong and video games are his hobbies...he and fellow quarterback Sean Canfield are fierce competitors in ping pong...majoring in speech communication and will graduate in June.

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