John Moyer (American football)

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John Moyer (born February 24, 1975) is a former American football defensive lineman known mostly for his time with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Eastern Illinois. As a member of the Rush, Moyer was a four-time All-Arena selection from 2002 to 2005, while also twice earning All-Ironman Team honors and being named the Lineman of the Year in 2004.

John Moyer
No. 99
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1975-02-24) February 24, 1975 (age 46)
Freeport, Illinois
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
College:Eastern Illinois
Undrafted:1997
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Receptions-Yards-TDs:25-221-13
Rushes-Yards-TDs:5-13-1
Tackles:160
Sacks:42.5
Interceptions:4
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Moyer signed with the Indianapolis Colts after going undrafted in the 1997 NFL Draft,[1] but he was waived before the season started.

Florida BobcatsEdit

From 1999 to 2001, Moyer played with the Florida Bobcats of the Arena Football League. Moyer played both offensive and defensive line.

Chicago RushEdit

On December 10, 2001, Moyer was selected by the Chicago Rush in the dispersal draft.[2] From 2002 to 2008, Moyer played with the Rush. As a member of the Rush, Moyer was a four-time All-Arena selection from 2002 to 2005, while also twice earning All-Ironman Team honors and being named the Lineman of the Year in 2004.[3] On May 29, 2011, the Rush retired Moyer's #99 jersey.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Panthers in the NFL" (PDF). www.eiupanthers.com. Eastern Illinois University. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "AFL teams add depth in dispersal draft". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. December 10, 2001. Retrieved July 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Chat with Chicago Rush OL/DL John Moyer". www.espn.go.com. ESPN. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  4. ^ Eric R. Ivie (May 31, 2011). "Chicago Rush escape Tulsa Talons in wild finish". www.sports.yahoo.com. Yahoo!. Archived from the original on April 12, 2013. Retrieved March 20, 2013.

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