Kellen Moore Biography
Kellen Moore is an American an American football coach and former quarterback who is best known for being the offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys of NFL – the National Football League.
Moore has played 6 seasons in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and the Cowboys. He also played college football. There Moore set the FBS record for quarterback victories. In the year 2012, Detroit signed him as an undrafted free agent. Moore was also part of the Cowboys and the Lions for 3 seasons each. In the year 2019, Moore went back to Dallas but this time as a coach. It did not take long before he retired and began the role of offensive coordinator. When coming to his education, he is a proud graduate of Prosser High School and Boise State University.
Kellen Moore Age
Moore is 34 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 5, 1988, in Prosser, Washington, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of July every year.
Kellen Moore Height and Weight
Moore stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m). He has an average weight of 200 pounds (lb) – 91 Kilograms.
Kellen Moore Family
Moore was born to Tom Moore (mother) and Kris Moore (father). His dad served at Prosser High School as the head coach for 22 years (1986-2008) and won 4 state championships and 21 league titles.
Kellen Moore Brother
Moore grew up in Prosser, Washington alongside his younger brother, Kirby Moore (an American football coach and former player). He is best known for being the offensive coordinator of the Missouri Tigers. Moore has the national high school record for career touchdown receptions (with 95). He has been coaching Boise State Broncos football since 2009. Kirby was on Moore’s team as a wide receiver at Boise State. When Moore and Kirby were young, they used to go from elementary school to their father’s football practice each and every day.
Kellen Moore Wife
Moore is married to Julie Wilson. They tied the knot in the year 2011. Further details about their love life are under review.
Kellen Moore Son
Moore and his wife Julie Wilson take great pride in being dad and mom to their one son, Kyler Robert Moore. He is 8 years old as of 2022 having been born in August 2014. Moore likes spending his spare time with his son and wife.
Kellen Moore Net Worth
Moore has an annual estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.
Kellen Moore Career
Kellen Moore College Career
2007 / 2008
Moore was redshirted during the 2007 season. In the year 2008 as a redshirt freshman, he led the Broncos to the WAC championship and an undefeated regular season while throwing nine interceptions and twenty-five touchdowns in twelve games. Moore was named Second-team All-conference and WAC Freshman of the Year. A vote of teammates also named Moore the university’s Most Valuable Offensive Player.
In the year 2009, College Football News ranked Moore the 37th-best returning player in college football. CBSSportsline.com (CBS Sports’ subsidiary) named Moore First-team All-American. Moore was also named among the 10 finalists for the Manning Award. In the same year, Moore finished 7th in Heisman voting and was the WAC Offensive Player of the Year and First-team All-WAC.
In September 2010, he led the Broncos to a 33–30 victory over Virginia Tech. This game earned a 6.8 TV rating, about twice that of the next game that was most-watched. He was a contributor to three passing touchdowns in that game. Moore was a finalist for the Manning Award, the Maxwell Award, and the Davey O’Brien Award. He was also the Touchdown Club of Columbus Quarterback of the Year in 2010.
In March 2011, he was named the number one player in the annual list of the top 25 players in the country, by Sporting News. Moore ranked ahead of Andrew Luck (Stanford quarterback) and LaMichael James (Oregon running back). He was also the Touchdown Club of Columbus Quarterback of the Year for the 2nd year in one row. The award had his name – it was known as the ‘Kellen Moore Award’. He was the 1st quarterback to win fifty games in the history of FBS.
Kellen Moore Detroit Lions
Moore was not chosen in the 2012 NFL Draft but the Detroit Lions signed him post-draft. In February 2014, Detroit Lions refused to place a restricted free-agent tender offer on him. This allowed him to have other NFL options. Moore however returned for the Detroit Lions’ 2015 season. He was signed to a 2-year contract worth $1.825 M in March 2015. After 6 months, Moore did not make the initial 53-player roster. He was therefore released during the Detroit Lions’ final cuts of training camp.
Kellen Moore Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys signed Moore on September 6, 2015, to its practice squad. He reunited with Scott Linehan (former Lions offensive coordinator). Moore earned a promotion to the active roster after Tony Romo fractured his left collarbone for the first time. In that role, he served as Brandon Weeden’s backup on September 23, 2015. For 2 Dallas Cowboys games, Moore played as a backup. He, however, resigned on November 10, 2015, and re-joined on November 12 to the practice squad. On December 2, 2015, after Tony Romo fractured his left collarbone for the 2nd time, he earned a promotion to the active roster. In that role, served as Cassel’s backup. Moore retired from the National Football League in the year 2018.
Kellen Moore High School Career
While in high school, he was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for Washington state. Also, he lettered in basketball and football 3 times each, and the Seattle Times named him Division 2A MVP, First-team All-state, and Velocity/Prep Star All-American. Moore also earned First-team All-league recognition, as well as ‘league player of the year’ honors. As a junior in high school, he was a Third-team All-state selection.
For touchdown passes (173) and completions (787), Moore set state career records for Washington state. Also, he set state single-season records for touchdown passes (67 as a senior), yards (4,600 as a junior), and completions (317 as a junior). Overall of his career, he completed 173 touchdowns with 34 interceptions, and 787 of 1,195 passes (.659) for 11,367 yards. In the year 2006, Moore led Prosser High School to a spot in the state semifinals and a 12–1 record (as a senior). With fifteen interceptions, Moore completed 317-of-479 passes (66.2%) for 66 touchdowns and 4,600 yards (as a junior). With eleven interceptions, Moore completed 179-of-308 passes (58.1%) for 39 touchdowns and 2,442 yards (as a sophomore).
Kellen Moore Coaching Career
Moore began serving as the Cowboys’ quarterbacks coach in the year 2018 after he retired from the NFL. He replaced Wade Wilson who was retiring from his coaching career. The Cowboys’ quarterbacks made announcements on January 31, 2019, that Moore would earn a promotion to offensive coordinator.