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Rick Moser
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Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1956-12-18) December 18, 1956 (age 65)
White Plains, New York
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Scarsdale
(Scarsdale, New York)
College:Rhode Island
NFL Draft:1978 / Round: 8 / Pick: 208
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:190
Rush attempts:54
Receptions:3
Rushing TDs:1
Games played:49

Richard A. Moser (born December 18, 1956) is an American actor and a former football running back who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Scarsdale High School and the University of Rhode Island, where he was a two-time 1st Team NCAA Academic All-American, graduating with a B.S. in Marketing. Summa Cum Laude. In 1978, he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society. Held position of Secretary.

Football career

Moser played in parts of five NFL seasons between 1978 and 1982 for four different teams, carrying the ball 54 times for 190 yards and one touchdown. He also caught three passes for 20 yards and one score and returned six kickoffs for 108 yards in his professional career. His primary contribution was on special teams. Moser was a member of two Super Bowl winning teams with the Steelers following the 1978 (Super Bowl XIII) and 1979 (Super Bowl XIV) seasons. In Super Bowl XIV, Moser recorded a Super Bowl record of five tackles on kickoff team.

Acting career

Moser has acted in several movies, most notably as the high-sock-wearing assistant football coach in Dazed and Confused, as a football player in Everybody's All-American, and as himself in Fighting Back: The Rocky Bleier Story. He has appeared in the popular television series The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes. He also had recurring roles on ABC's General Hospital and HBO's 1st & Ten. Moser appeared in numerous national TV commercials and had modeled in print advertisements.

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