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Haven Christopher Moses (born July 27, 1946) is a former professional American football player. He played professionally for fourteen seasons as a wide receiver in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL).

Haven Moses
No. 25
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1946-07-27) July 27, 1946 (age 73)
Los Angeles, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Fermin Lasuen
(San Pedro, California)
College:San Diego State
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:448
Receiving yards:8091
Touchdowns:57
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Moses initially played college football at Los Angeles Harbor College, then transferred to San Diego State University under head coach Don Coryell.[1]

Pro footballEdit

Moses was selected ninth overall in the 1968 NFL/AFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills of the AFL. During his fifth season with the Bills in 1972, he was traded in mid-October to the Denver Broncos for wide receiver Dwight Harrison.[2][3] Moses made the AFL All-Star Game in 1969 and the NFL Pro Bowl in 1973. He was a key member of the 1977 team, scoring two touchdowns in the AFC title game on New Year's Day to advance to Super Bowl XII.[4][5][6]

He is on the "Ring of Fame" in Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and was a 1986 inductee to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.[7]

As of 2017's NFL off-season, Haven Moses held at least 2 Broncos franchise records, including:

  • Yds/Rec: career (18.05)
  • Receiving TDs: playoff game (2 on 1978-01-01 OAK)

After footballEdit

In his last four years as a player, in the offseason he worked for Samsonite, the international luggage company headquartered in Denver.[8]

After the 1981 season, Moses retired from the NFL in March at age 35 and went to work for Adolph Coors Company in the community affairs division.[9] He spent fifteen years with Coors, seven with the Archdiocese of Denver, and five with the Denver Health Foundation.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frei, Terry (July 24, 2009). "Excerpt: Amazing Grace, Haven Moses". Denver Post. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  2. ^ Wallace, William N. (October 17, 1972). "Morrall perfectly cast as Griese's substitute". New York Times. p. 51.
  3. ^ "Broncos deal end to Bills". Schenectady Gazette. (New York). Associated Press. October 17, 1972. p. 28.
  4. ^ Jenkins, Dan (January 9, 1978). "Wholly Moses for Denver". Sports Illustrated. p. 14.
  5. ^ "Denver clips Oakland for AFC title". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). UPI. January 2, 1978. p. 8B.
  6. ^ "It's Dallas and Denver in Super Bowl XII". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. January 2, 1978. p. 15.
  7. ^ MHR's Forgotten Broncos -- Haven Moses
  8. ^ a b "Where are they now: Haven Moses". Denver Broncos. September 30, 2017. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  9. ^ "Bronco veteran calls it quits". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. March 17, 1982. p. 35.

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