Randy Moss Biography

    Published On Jan 20, 2017
    Facts of Randy Moss
    Date of Birth: 1977 , February-13
    Birth Nation: United States
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    Randy started playing as the freshman where he set the records for most games with the touchdown catch in 14th season in NCAA Division I-AA. While playing for Marshall University, he achieved his third career 200 plus yards playing against Kent State. Randy had scored at least 1 touchdown in all twenty-eight games he played for Marshall. Randy Moss started his professional career in 1998 NFL Draft after playing in NFL Draft where he was signed four years contract with Minnesota Vikings. In 1998, while playing for Vikings, he was ranked as No. 1 player scoring NFL record of 556 points.

    Though, Randy Moss was traded to ‘Oakland Raiders’ he was not happy for being in Oakland. After ending career journey with Oakland, Moss started new journey playing for New England Patriots. He played in Super Bowl XLII in 2008, 2009 and also in 2010 season. Randy returned to Vikings and played against Miami. His agent Joel Segal announced that he is going to retire on 1st August 2011. However, after a year of that on 13th February 2012, he announced he is making his comeback soon and on 12h March 2012 he signed the one-year contract with ‘San Francisco 49ers’. Currently, Randy Moss has officially announced his retirement.

    Randy Moss hasn’t married yet but having the living relationship with his high school girlfriend who has four children. Together with them, they give birth to one child. It has been estimated that Randy Moss holds a staggering Net worth of about U.S $ 40 Million. 

     

     

     

     

    Randy Moss

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    Born in Charleston, West Virginia

    1977

    Randy Moss was born on 13th February 1977 in Charleston, West Virginia. His father's name is Randy Pratt and mother name is Maxine Moss. He has siblings too. Moss holds American Nationality and his ethnicity background in Black.

    Started his Career

    1996

    In 1996, after his jail term, he moved to Florida State though his stay there was short. He was transferred to Marshall University, where he set many records including a touchdown catch in a season, most consecutive games with a touchdown catch, most TD passes caught by a freshman and most receiving yards gained by a freshman.
     

    Received Fred Biletnikoff Award

    1997

    In 1977, Randy Moss received his first award called as “The Fred Biletnikoff Award” which is presented to America's top college football and wide receivers by the ‘Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc for his outstanding performance.

     

    Bestowed with AP NFL

    1998

    In 1998, he was bestowed with AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, an award given to the top American football rookie in the National Football League (NFL). He was also named one of the 50 Greatest Vikings

    Moved to Oakland Riders

    2005

    Randy Moss moved to Oakland Raiders in 2005, where his performance lacked the concentration and intensity, which created further problems for the already downtrodden franchise. People started taking and gossiping saying that his career was spiraling downwards.

    Acquired by the New England Patriots

    2007

    Randy Moss was acquired by the New England Patriots in 2007, he silenced the skeptics with his brilliant performance. He had one of the best seasons in the NFL history, posting 1,493 yards and an NFL record 23 touchdown receptions.
     

    Acquired by the New England Patriots

    2007

    Randy Moss was acquired by the New England Patriots in 2007, he silenced the skeptics with his brilliant performance. He had one of the best seasons in the NFL history, posting 1,493 yards and an NFL record 23 touchdown receptions.
     

    Announced his Retirement

    2012

    In February 2012, Randy Moss announced his decision to revoke his retirement. However, after a year of that on 13th February 2012 he announced he is making his comeback soon and on 12h March 2012 he signed the one-year contract with ‘San Francisco 49ers’. Currently, Randy Moss has officially announced his retirement.