Derrick Moore
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Moore in 2019
South Carolina Gamecocks
Position:Executive Director of Player and character development
Personal information
Born: (1967-10-13) October 13, 1967 (age 55)
Albany, Georgia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College:Northeastern State
NFL Draft:1992 / Round: 8 / Pick: 216
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:1,197
Rushing average:3.9
Rushing touchdowns:11
Receiving yards:191
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Derrick Moore (born October 13, 1967) is a former professional American football running back for three seasons in the NFL for the Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers. Moore has served as the team chaplain for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team. Moore set the NAIA single season rushing record in 1991.

Moore was featured in the TV Land reality series The Big 4-0 in 2008. Moore has served as the team chaplain for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team, often delivering pre-game motivational speeches to the players.[1] Moore also filmed motivational speeches for the Atlanta Falcons during their 2017 playoff run.[2][3][4]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Bench press
5 ft 11+12 in
(1.82 m)
216 lb
(98 kg)
31+12 in
(0.80 m)
8+58 in
(0.22 m)
4.62 s 1.64 s 2.68 s 20 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5]


  1. ^ Radakovich, Dan (April 3, 2008). "The Good Word". Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2008.
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  5. ^ "Derrick Moore, Combine Results, RB - Northeastern Oklahoma A&M". Retrieved June 6, 2022.