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No digas “GOOOOOOLLLL,” dí “TOUCHDOWNNNNNN” por el quarterback Matt Moore. Third time’s the charm for this California native who finally found a home with the Miami Dolphins after playing for the Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers. The half-Latino, 6’ 3” quarterback has proved that hard work and concentrated efforts pay off, as he went on to score 17 of 26 passes for 167 yards and an interception, compiling a 67.3 quarterback rating during his first year with the Dolphins in 2011. Other highlights include becoming the first Dolphins quarterback since Chad Pennington in 2008 to throw three touchdowns in a single game, an effort that won him a 31-3 point victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Moore salio de la cuna jugando Football. Named the #8 quarterback in the nation as a high school senior as well as Far West Offensive Player of the Year by SuperPrep, Moore joined the UCLA Bruins in 2002. He was a standout quarterback in college, both for UCLA and as a transfer at Oregon State. During his last season as a college senior, Moore completed 229 of 378 passes for 3,022 yards and 18 touchdowns with 7 interceptions. Moore recently signed a 2-year deal with the Dolphins to remain a backup quarterback for Ryan Tannehill. El poder de Moore no se debe subestimar, este quarterback está destinado a hacer grandes cosas.