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Encyclopedia > Brian Moorman
Brian Moorman
Buffalo BillsNo. 8
Punter
Date of Birth: February 8, 1976 (1976-02-08) (age 31)
Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 172 lb (78 kg)
National Football League Debut
2001 for the Buffalo Bills
Career Highlights and Awards
Career History
College: Pittsburg State
Undrafted in 2001
 Teams:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Stats at NFL.com

Brian Donald Moorman (born February 5, 1976 in Wichita, Kansas) is an American football punter who currently plays for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played collegiately at Pittsburg State. For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Wichita (disambiguation). ... The 2001 NFL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Football League. ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... The 2006 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 12, 2006 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 2007 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl is scheduled to take place on February 10, 2007, at 1:00 p. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU, is a public university with approximately 6,600 students (5,200 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas. ... An undrafted sportsperson or undrafted free agent is specific type of sportsperson who plays, or attempts to play, in a professional sports league. ... The 2001 NFL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Football League. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference (1976... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Wichita (disambiguation). ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... [[Image:|frame|right|Todd Sauerbrun punts the ball for the Carolina Panthers. ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... NFL redirects here. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference (1976... The term undrafted free agent is the common name for a football player who is eligible for the NFL Draft, but is not selected. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU, is a public university with approximately 6,600 students (5,200 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas. ...


Moorman is a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Bills. He also possesses rare athleticism for his position and participated in the 2006 Pro Bowl Skills Competition, usually reserved for wide receivers, cornerbacks and the like. In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... The 2006 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 12, 2006 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... Jerry Rice holds many career records for wide receivers in the National Football League. ... For corner back, the Gaelic football and hurling position, see Gaelic football and Hurling positions . ...

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Professional career

As a player for the Buffalo Bills, Moorman has an almost cult following among fans who believe he is the best player on the team: Often known as "Moormanators." Every year near Pro Bowl voting time, these fans take up a cry of "Vote Moorman, Vote Often". This folk-hero like status has even led to some fans creating joke Madden NFL game covers with Brian on the cover. One also sees the occasional Moorman jersey at Ralph Wilson Stadium, unheard of for a punter. In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Madden NFL is an American football video game series developed by Electronic Arts Tiburon for EA Sports. ... Ralph Wilson Stadium is a football stadium located in the town of Orchard Park, a suburb of Buffalo, New York. ...


Pro Bowl 2006 Season

After what was determined as an actual punt play, instead of punting the ball Moorman decided to run on 4th down to convert into a 1st, about 3 yards away from a 1st down, Redskin's free safety Sean Taylor (21) came from 30 yards out of the backfield and completely leveled Moorman with what became the hit of the game. Taylor knocked the ball loose as Moorman flew back 3 yards and pivoted to the horizontal even before landing on his back. In an act of good sportsmanship and respect after he took the hit, Moorman raced to midfield to congratulate Sean Taylor for making the big play, even though the intensity of the hits in the Pro-Bowl is customarily toned-down.[1][2] At the time the announcers deemed the play as "excessive."[3] Defensive back (DB) is a player in American football whose role is primarily pass coverage; that is, the defensive back will stay near a receiver and try to deflect or intercept any passes thrown to him. ... Sean Michael Taylor (born April 1, 1983 in Miami, Florida) is an American football player who currently plays free safety for the Washington Redskins of the NFL. Due to his ferocious style of hitting, his teammates have nicknamed him Meast.[1][2] This a reference to him being half-man...


2007 season

On July 2, 2007 the Buffalo Bills rewarded Moorman with a 10 million dollar contraction extension (through 2012), making him one of the highest paid punters in the league.


High School career

At Sedgwick High School in Sedgwick, Kansas, Moorman lettered in football, track, and basketball. In track, he was a state and a national champion in the 400 meter hurdles, and a state champion on the 110 meter hurdles. Sedgwick is a city located in Harvey and Sedgwick counties in Kansas. ... A varsity letter (or monogram) is an award earned in the United States by regular participation or excellence in a school sport. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ... This article is about the sport. ... Womens 400 m Hurdles The 400 m Hurdles are an Olympic athletics (track and field) discipline. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ...


References

  1. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro_Bowl
  2. ^ http://nfl.com/probowl/
  3. ^ http://youtube.com/watch?v=-aVgpbpR_ZM

External links

  • Brian Moorman Foundation

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Brian Moorman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (265 words)
Brian Donald Moorman (born February 5, 1976 in Wichita, Kansas) is an NFL punter who has played for the Buffalo Bills since the 2001 season.
Moorman was voted as the AFC Pro Bowl punter in the 2006 season.
Moorman is considered the best punter in the league by many.
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