African American Males Positively Impacting Others

Kenny Moore’s Biography

Kenneth (Kenny) Moore, was born and raised in Charlotte, NC… Grew up on the east side of city off of Milton Rd. He went to Butler High School and received an athletic scholarship to Wake Forest University to play football. At Wake Forest University He played Wide Receiver, Running back, and P/K returner. Earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a senior in 2007, and set league and school single-season records with 98 receptions, good for 1,011 yards (10.3 avg) and five touchdowns. In 2006 won the ACC Championship, Named ACC Offensive Back of Week on November 27 for his performance against Maryland. Moore also led his team to an appearance in the 2006 BCS Orange Bowl… would have ranked second in the ACC with 13.0 yards per punt return, but did not have enough attempts to qualify… led the team with 951 all-purpose yards… began the year as a starting wide receiver… was called into emergency action at running back in early November prior to the Boston College game after injuries decimated the running back corps… played in all 14 games and started 12 of those… got the call at wide receiver seven times and his last five starts came at running back…  rushed for 165 yards on 27 carries and a touchdown at Maryland… also caught three passes for 33 yards in that contest… rushed 24 times for 80 yards at Florida State… carried 12 times for 73 yards in the FedEx Orange Bowl against Louisville… had six-reception games against Duke (61 yards) and North Carolina (82 yards, 1 touchdown)… rushed for a touchdown and caught a pass for a touchdown against the Tar Heels. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions 1st pick of the 5th round in the 2008 draft. I also played with the Carolina Panthers (2008-2010), Indianapolis Colts (2010), Pittsburgh Steelers (2011), and Sacramento Mountain Lions in the UFL (2011). He currently is the football commentator for the UNC Charlotte 49ers and also works in the Operating Room at Carolina Medical Center doing medical sales.

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