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Perry Moss

American football player, coach, executive

Perry Lee Moss (August 4, 1926 – August 7, 2014) was an American football football player, coach, and executive. Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s.

Perry Moss
Perry Moss - 1948 Bowman.jpg
Moss on a 1948 Bowman football card
Biographical details
Born(1926-08-04)August 4, 1926
Tulsa, Oklahoma
DiedAugust 7, 2014(2014-08-07) (aged 88)
Deltona, Florida
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall4–15–1 (college football)
86–35–1 (AFL)
15–7 (college baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 (ArenaBowl II & ArenaBowl IV)
Awards
3× AFL Coach of the Year

Moss was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s. He was drafted in 1948 by the Green Bay Packers. In 1987, Moss was hired as the head coach of the Chicago Bruisers of the Arena Football League.[1] In 1991, he was named as first coach of the Orlando Predators.

Moss is a member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame. On August 7, 2014, Moss died at his home in Deltona, Florida from complications from a neuromuscular disease, aged 88.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Linda Kay & Mike Conklin (February 23, 1988). "The Silver Fox is on the scene: Blackhawks General Manager..." Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 11, 2013.
  2. "Former Seminole football coach, Perry Moss, dies". Tallahassee.com. Retrieved August 8, 2014.

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