Born In: Rand, West Virginia, United States
Randy Moss, the eminent former American football wide receiver, was capable enough to make any defense in the sports of football, wake up to a haunting dream. An incredibly athletic individual, Moss took the world of sport by storm, with a record smashing season in his first year with Marshall University. Though there were many who questioned his potential and integrity after a dry season, his stellar performance with New English patriots was the best answer he could give back to his critics. Despite switching from one team to another, his performance never witnessed as slump as he broke all records. Through his performances, he proved on more than one occasion, that he was a force to be reckoned with and that his talent was par excellence. Consequently, New York Times labeled him as "National Football League's biggest enigma”, but the fame was all very short-lived. His off-field behavior landed him in huge trouble, and he was sentenced to a sixty day imprisonment for indulging in a racial fight and for being tested positive for marijuana. Despite his failing public image, the fact that he is still admired and followed by numerous fans, is a testament to his exceptional talent. If you would like to learn more about this personality, scroll further.
Girlfriend: Libby Offutt (Ex)
Also Known As: Randy Gene Moss
father: Maxine Moss
mother: Randy Pratt
siblings: Eric, Lutisia
children: Montigo Moss, Senali Moss, Sydney Moss, Thaddeus Moss
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: West Virginia
education: Marshall University, Florida State University
awards: 1998 - AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
1998 - PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year
1998 - NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year
2003 - NFC Player of the Year
2007 - PFWA Comeback Player of the Year
1997 - Fred Biletnikoff Award
1997 - Paul Warfield Trophy
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.
His performance also helped the university team to have an undefeated season and helped them win the national title in the school's last season in Division I-AA. Though he was recognized as a player with a lot of potential, he was transferred from one team to another mainly because of his off-field squabbles and his violent mood swings.
He also played for Minnesota Vikings for their first round pick and as a rookie he set a record of 17 touchdown receptions. He was with Minnesota Vikings from 1998 to 2005.
In 2005, he moved to Oakland Raiders where his performance lacked the concentration and intensity, which created further problems for the already downtrodden franchise. People started saying that his career was spiraling downwards.
In 2007, when he was acquired by the New England Patriots, 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.
Despite his achievements, his off-field behaviour invited plenty of controversies which included squirting a game official with a water bottle, bumping a traffic control officer with his car and so on.
On August 1, 2011, his agent, Joel Segal, announced Moss’s decision to retire from football.
In February 2012, Moss announced his decision to revoke his retirement. On March 12, 2012, He signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on undisclosed financial terms.�He finished his season with San Francisco 49ers with 28 catches for 434 yards and three touchdowns.
After his contract with San Francisco 49ers ended, Randy Moss worked as an analyst for Fox Sports 1's Fox Football Daily show.
In 2016, he joined ESPN and appeared as analyst for Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown.
Randy Moss received the Fred Biletnikoff Award in 1997, which is presented to America's top college football wide receivers by the ‘Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc.’.
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.
In 2018, Randy Moss was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In 2019, he was named to the National Football League 100th Anniversary All-Time Team.
Randy Moss was in a relationship with Libby Offutt and they have four children; two daughters, Sydney and Senali, and two sons, Thaddeus and Montigo.
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