Elijah Moore is an American football wide receiver who plays for the New York Jets of the NFL. He played college football at Ole Miss and was later, selected by the Jets in the second round of NFL Draft 2021.
Elijah Moore was born on 27th March 2000 and was brought up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he went to St. Thomas Aquinas High School to attain his education. As a senior, he rushed for 407 yards, 5 touchdowns, and 28 passes and was named an Under Armour All-American. He was honored with a four-star recruit and became committed to playing football for Georgia with almost 33 other scholarship offers. Later, Elijah Moore changed his commitment to Ole Miss in December to play football as a senior.
Elijah Moore Career
While playing as a true freshman, Moore rushed for 398 yards, 36 passes, and 2 touchdowns. As a sophomore, he led his team with an overall 850 receiving yards, 6 touchdown catches, and 67 receptions. In 2019 while playing against Mississippi State, Moore had to face the penalty for pretending to be a dog urinating in the end zone following which he had to lose 15 yards which made a big loss of Ole Miss with an overall scoring of 21-20. Moore entered his junior year with the intent to win the Biletnikoff Award. In the second opener, while playing against Florida, he rushed for 227 yards, 10 passes and became the second most of doing so in the game in school history.
With this, he set a new school record and rushed for 238 receiving yards while also trying for Ole Miss game records with 14 receptions, and 3 touchdown catches with a win over Vanderbilt with an overall scoring of 54-21. Moore finished the school record with 86 receptions, 1,193 yards, and 8 touchdowns in almost 8 continuous games before opening out before Rebel’s and appearing in the regular-season game to begin preparing for NFL draft 2021. Moore was selected in the 34th overall pick by New York Jets in the NFL draft 2021. On 21st July 2021, Moore made a four-year contract with the Jets with a worth of $8.94 million.
Elijah Moore Biography
|Real Name||Elijah Moore|
|Birth Date||March 27, 2000|
|Age (as of 2021)||21 Years|
|Birth Place||Sunrise, Florida, USA|
|Profession||Professional Football Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 81 kg – in Pounds – 178 lbs|
|Shoe Size||9 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||St. Thomas Aquinas High School.|
|College||University of Mississippi|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Not Known|
Elijah Moore has not yet revealed his girlfriend’s name and any information about his dating life. The player seems to be focusing on his career and football matches. There is no clue whether he is dating anyone or not. However, he has made around 100K followers on Instagram and 37K followers on Twitter. With this much approach, it would not be wrong to say that he would soon be committed to any girl or will have a start in his love life. as of 2021, he has not shared anything on his social media accounts about his past love affairs or any recent relationship.
Elijah Moore Net Worth
On 22nd July 2021, Elijah Moore made a four-year contract with the New York Jets that was worth $8,940,426. It included the signing bonus of around $3 million and guaranteed $5 million with an annual salary base of around $2 million.
- Moore gained the name of being a first-team Associated Press All-American and received first-team all-conference honors.
- While coming out of his junior season at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, he became a highly touted four-star recruit personality.
- Moore was originally committed to playing for the University of Georgia. But, he surprisingly changed his decision and announced his commitment to play for Ole Miss on National Signing Day.
- At the time of signing his commitment, he was ranked 197th prospect in the nation.