Mike Moroski
College of Idaho Coyotes
Position:Head coach
Personal information
Born: (1957-09-04) September 4, 1957 (age 66)
Bakersfield, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Novato (Novato, California)
College:UC Davis
NFL draft:1979 / Round: 6 / Pick: 154
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • UC Davis (1987–1999)
    Quarterbacks coach
  • UC Davis (1989–1991)
    Junior varsity coach
  • UC Davis (1992)
    Wide receivers coach
  • UC Davis (1993–1997)
    Offensive coordinator & wide receivers coach
  • UC Davis (1998–2009)
    Offensive coordinator & offensive line coach
  • UC Davis (2010)
    Offensive coordinator & tight ends coach
  • UC Davis (2011)
    Tight ends coach
  • UC Davis (2012)
    Running backs coach
  • College of Idaho (2013–present)
    Head coach
Career highlights and awards
As player:
  • 2× First-team All-Far West (1977,1978)
  • UC Davis Hall of Fame

As coach:

Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts:425
Pass completions:241
Percentage:56.7
TDINT:8–18
Passing yards:2,864
Passer rating:70.2
Head coaching record
Regular season:60–39 (.606)
Postseason:3–2 (.600)
Career:63–41 (.606)
Player stats at PFR

Michael Henry Moroski (born September 4, 1957) is an American football coach and former player. He is the football head coach for the College of Idaho, a position he has held since 2013.[1] Moroski played eight seasons as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) with the Atlanta Falcons, the Houston Oilers and the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football for the UC Davis Aggies.

College career

Football

Moroski attended the University of California at Davis, where he played quarterback for the UC Davis Aggies football team under head coach Jim Sochor before graduating in 1979. In 1977, Moroski threw for a career high 353 yards and four touchdown passes while completing 21-of-46 pass attempts against Lehigh. In 1978, Moroski's regular season passing rating was a Division II-leading 145.84. He holds the Division II and school record with a 99-yard touchdown pass in a 28-13 victory against Puget Sound in 1978. Moroski was recognized in 1977 and 1978 for his play, being named two-time first team Far West all-conference.[2]

Baseball

He was also a pitcher on the Aggies baseball team. Over four seasons, Moroski earned 20 victories which is tied for seventh in school history. In 1977, Moroski led the pitching staff with a 2.57 earned run average in 91 innings pitched. Moroski is third all time with 20 complete games pitched, behind Steve Brown and Lee Jackson.[3]

Moroski was enshrined into the Cal Aggie Athletic Hall of Fame in 1985.

Professional career

Moroski played in every game of each of the 1983 and 1984 seasons as well as 15 in 1986. He threw for over 1,200 yards in 1984. On November 27, 1983, Moroski threw for 303 yards and a career high 2 touchdowns in a 47-41 victory against the Green Bay Packers. On November 11, 1986, Moroski threw for a career high 332 yards against the New Orleans Saints. In his final season, when he played for the 49ers, Moroski threw Jerry Rice one of his NFL record 197 touchdown receptions.

NFL career statistics

Legend
Bold Career high

Regular season

Year Team Games Passing Rushing Sacked Fumbles
GP GS Record Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A Lng TD Int Rtg Att Yds Y/A Lng TD Sck SckY Fum Lost
1979 ATL 2 0 0−0 8 15 53.3 97 6.5 23 0 0 73.5 3 31 10.3 19 1 2 12 1 -
1980 ATL 3 0 0−0 2 3 66.7 24 8.0 18 0 0 91.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 ATL 3 0 0−0 12 26 46.2 132 5.1 22 0 1 45.7 3 17 5.7 14 0 0 0 0 0
1982 ATL 9 0 0−0 10 13 76.9 87 6.7 15 1 0 119.7 0 0 0.0 0 0 4 31 0 0
1983 ATL 16 2 1−1 45 70 64.3 575 8.2 50 2 4 75.6 2 12 6.0 7 0 4 31 2 -
1984 ATL 16 5 1−4 102 191 53.4 1,207 6.3 48 2 9 56.8 21 98 4.7 17 0 20 151 6 -
1985 HOU 5 0 0−0 20 34 58.8 249 7.3 46 1 1 79.2 2 2 1.0 2 0 4 25 0 0
1986 SFO 15 2 1−1 42 73 57.5 493 6.8 52 2 3 70.2 6 22 3.7 12 1 6 52 3 -
Career 69 9 3-6 241 425 56.7 2,864 6.7 52 8 18 66.0 37 182 4.9 19 2 40 312 12 -

Coaching career

Moroski was a coach at his alma mater, UC Davis, starting in 1988, not long after the completion of his NFL career. He started as the junior varsity coach and worked his way up to offensive coordinator. He served in that role for more than 15 years. Moroski also coached the offensive line for UC Davis.

Moroski was announced as the new head football coach for the College of Idaho on January 9, 2013.[4]

Personal life

Moroski went to Novato High School. He has four children—Nate, Will, Ben, and Emmie—and lives with his wife, Cathie, in Caldwell, Idaho.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs NAIA#
College of Idaho Coyotes (Frontier Conference) (2014–present)
2014 College of Idaho 4–7 3–7 6th
2015 College of Idaho 4–7 4–6 T–4th
2016 College of Idaho 4–7 3–7 7th
2017 College of Idaho 6–5 6–4 T–2nd
2018 College of Idaho 6–5 6–4 T–2nd
2019 College of Idaho 11–1 10–0 1st L NAIA Quarterfinal 5
2020 College of Idaho 3–1 3–1 T–1st 19
2021 College of Idaho 7–3 7–3 T–1st 25
2022 College of Idaho 8–2 8–2 T–1st 18
2023 College of Idaho 10–3 6–2 T–2nd L NAIA Semifinal 10т
2024 College of Idaho 0–0 0–0
College of Idaho: 63–41 56–36
Total: 63–41
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ "Mike Moroski". Retrieved February 16, 2024.
  2. ^ "2021 Football Record Book" (PDF). ucdavisaggies. Retrieved February 16, 2024.
  3. ^ "2022 Baseball Record Book" (PDF). ucdavisaggies. Retrieved February 16, 2024.
  4. ^ "College of Idaho Names New Football Coach". Frontier Conference. January 11, 2013. Retrieved February 22, 2013.