Who? Hell, we barely know either. RB Joe Moore was selected with the 11th overall pick in the 1971 Draft... the same Draft that produced Pro Bowler Jack Tatum at #19, and Hall Of Famers Jack Youngblood at #20, Jack Ham at #34, and Dan Dierdorf at #43.
Here's a snippet from the University Of Missouri Athletic Site:
The running back from St. Louis holds Missouri's single-season rushing mark - 1,312 yards in 1969, and was MU's career leading rusher for 10 years. As a senior in 1970, he was one of the nation's leading rushers with 610 yards through five games when he was felled by a shoulder injury. He had eleven 100-yard performances in his career, still the best by any Mizzou running back.
I suppose his selection was considered solid at the time when you factor in his college credentials. But he went on to only play for 2 years in the NFL, both with the Bears, and the 87 attempts for 281 yards wasn't very good. Also he never crossed the goal line. Add in his 5 receptions for 39 yards and it's still not very good. He did return a punt for no yards... I think I'm making it worse...
If anyone actually saw Moore play, please give us your scouting report.
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