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Herman Moore
Wide receiver
Jersey #(s)
Born October 20, 1969 (1969-10-20) (age 40)
Danville, Virginia, USA
Career information
Year(s) 19912002
NFL Draft 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
College Virginia
Professional teams
Career stats
Receptions 670
Receiving yards 9,174
Touchdowns 62
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

Herman Joseph Moore (born October 20, 1969 in Danville, Virginia, USA) is a former American National Football League wide receiver. At George Washington High School in Danville he played mostly as a kicker and also as a tight end. He went to the University of Virginia, where he was a 2-sport athlete. He ranks second all-time in career receptions and holds the school record in the high jump. Moore's college jersey number was 87.

Moore was drafted in the first round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions, where he enjoyed a great deal of success. He was selected to four Pro Bowls, from 1994 to 1997. He was the second player (after Jerry Rice) to have three 100-catch seasons. Also in 1995, Moore and teammate Brett Perriman (108 catches) became the first WR duo to each catch more than 100 receptions in the same season. In his highly successful 1995 season Moore caught a career high 123 balls (an NFL record at the time). In 1998, Herman Moore received the inaugural All-Iron Award for his performance in the Thanksgiving game.

Moore finished his 12 NFL seasons with 670 receptions for 9,174 yards and 62 touchdowns.

Herman Moore holds NFL records for both receptions(61) and receiving yards(965) on Thursday games.

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