|Getting To Know Evan Moore|
At Stanford: Begins his fifth and final season with career totals of 64 receptions for 1074 yards and a 16.8 per catch average with 11 receiving touchdowns in 26 career games played ... Missed nearly all of 2005 with a dislocated hip he suffered in the first game of the season at Navy and was limited to a part-time role due to a stress fracture in his right foot in 2006 but is expected to be a major factor in the fate of the 2007 Cardinal ... Has great size and athleticism ... Came to Stanford as a highly-recruited two-sport athlete in football and basketball ... Played on the Stanford basketball team in 2003-04 and the early stages of the 2004-05 season before leaving the team to focus entirely on football ... A tremendous athlete who has the potential to be one of the team's top offensive players in 2007.
Career Game Highs: Rec - 6, vs. UCLA (9/1) Yards - 87, twice TD - 2, twice LG - 67, at Washington State (10/16/04).
The 2007 Season: Finished his career with 103 receptions for 1555 receiving yards and 12 TD catches
... Tied for second on the club in receptions (39) and third in receiving yards (481) to go with one TD catch and a 12.3 yards per catch average
... Had a career-high six catches and a career-high-tying 87 receiving yards in the 2007 season-opener versus UCLA
Season Game Highs: Catches - 6, vs. UCLA (9/1) Yards - 87 vs. UCLA (9/1) TD - 1, vs. TCU (10/13) LG - 42 vs. UCLA (9/1).
The 2006 Season: Returned to action in a part-time role and caught 14 passes for 242 yards and three TDs in eight games and five starts ... Had the team's highest yard per catch average at 17.3 and the third best yards per game mark at 30.2 ... Had two strong games to open the season at Oregon (4-62) and at San Jose State (4-84, 2 TD) and then caught three balls for 63 yards and a touchdown in the season finale Big Game at California but was limited to only three catches for 33 yards in the nine games in between as he struggled with a stress fracture in his right foot that kept him out of four games entirely ... Added Second Team Pac-10 All-Academic honors.
Season Game Highs: Rec - 4, twice Yards - 84, at San Jose State (9/9) TD - 2, at San Jose State (9/9) LG - 48, at San Jose State (9/9).
The 2005 Season: Had three catches for 66 yards and a touchdown in a 41-38 season-opening victory at Navy but suffered a season-ending dislocated hip in the first half after a long run at the end of a 33-yard catch.
The 2004 Season: Second on the team in receptions (39) and receiving yards (616), while leading the team with six touchdown catches ... Started all 11 games at wide receiver ... Named First Team Pac-10 All-Academic, Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 and District 8 Academic All-American in addition to being voted by his teammates as the Cardinal's Most Outstanding Sophomore ... Began the year by catching 13 passes for four touchdowns in the first three games of the season ... Scored the first two touchdowns of the year for the Cardinal by catching passes of 22 and 30 yards from Trent Edwards in Stanford's season-opening win against San Jose State ... Had four catches for 56 yards the next week against BYU, including a 24-yard TD reception ... Had five receptions for 47 yards versus USC, including a three-yard TD reception from Edwards to cap an 11-play, 79-yard drive for the Cardinal's first score of the game ... Had a career-long 67-yard reception and a career-high 87 yards receiving on just two receptions at Washington State ... Registered four receptions for 78 yards and one TD on a 26-yard catch from T.C. Ostrander versus Oregon State, and also had a 41-yard reception against the Beavers.
The 2003 Season: Was very impressive and showed great potential when given the opportunity during six games of action ... Caught eight passes for 150 yards and one touchdown before being injured in the eighth game of the campaign versus Arizona State, forcing him to miss the final three contests of the season ... Before being injured against Arizona State, he had two receptions for 79 yards, including a season-long 46-yarder and a 33-yard TD reception from Chris Lewis on a play that he injured his shoulder and ankle to end his season ... His breakout game came at USC when he caught five passes for 52 yards ... His other reception was a 19-yarder versus Oregon.
In Basketball: A reserve forward on Stanford's nationally-ranked men's basketball team in 2003-04 ... Joined the basketball squad at the conclusion of the 2003 football campaign and played a reserve role on a Cardinal team that won the Pac-10 title, was ranked No. 1 in the country for several weeks and finished the year with a 30-2 overall record ... Began playing his second season of basketball following the 2004 football campaign but left the team in January of 2005 to concentrate on football.
In High School: Excelled in both basketball and football while attending Brea-Olinda High School in Southern California ... One of the top two-sport prep athletes in the nation ... An All-American selection in both football and basketball ... As a senior in 2002, he caught 37 passes for 867 yards and 12 touchdowns in 10 games, while also accounting for three interceptions and 31 tackles as a free safety ... SuperPrep All-American ... Ranked by SuperPrep as the No. 24 recruit in the FarWest ... Rivals.com listed him among its Top 100 recruits in the West and No. 25 on its national list of "athletes" ... Lemming's, Rivals.com and TheInsiders.com also listed Evan among their top recruits in the West ... TheInsiders.com ranked him as the No. 2 TE/WR in the state ... PrepStar All-West selection ... Three-time All-Century League wide receiver ... High school Heisman finalist ... Selected to participate in the CaliFlorida Bowl following his senior season ... In basketball, he averaged 24.3 points, 12.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game in 2002-03 while leading his team to a 25-4 record ... Following his senior season, he was named Century League Most Valuable Player, First-Team All-CIF, First-Team All-Orange County, All-State, Division II All-State, SuperPrep All-American and a nominee for California Mr. Basketball ... He was the MVP of the Orange County All-Star Game after a 28-point, 18-rebound performance ... Rated among the Top 10 power forwards on the West Coast ... Averaged 22 points, 12.5 rebounds and three blocks per game as a junior ... SuperPrep Grid-Hoop All-American following his junior season ... Rated among the Top Five power forwards in Southern California by socalhoops.com ... Selected to the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame in Orange County ... Three-time member of the California Scholastic Federation.
Personal Information: Working on his Masters degree in Sociology and has already received his Bachelors degree in Political Science.
Getting To Know Evan Moore
Nicknames: EMO, E
I would describe myself as a person as: One who is extremely competitive
What people don't know about me is: I am Mexican
The reason I love football is: The competitive environment and the work it takes to become successful
I pattern my play after: Nobody
For me to improve as a person, I need to: Be a little more patient
My favorite pre-game ritual is: To pray
My greatest athletic moment is: Scoring my first collegiate touchdown
The biggest thrill in my life to date is: Realizing what it means to have a personal relationship with God
My favorite stadium in which to play is: The new Stanford Stadium
The reason I chose Stanford University is: The reputation for winning
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: That only getting it done in athletics is not acceptable, you have to be well-rounded
The best thing about Stanford is: The family feeling you have with other individuals
My favorite classes at Stanford are: My International Relations classes
My least favorite classes at Stanford are: Anything having to do with the Humanities
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: The quality of the individuals
The sports teams I followed when I was younger: Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Rams
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: Jerry Rice
The athletes I admire most are: Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Brett Favre
The people I admire most are: My family
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Jesus Christ and my family
The three people in history I admire most are: Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King, Jr. and all the war veterans of the past/present
Best books I have read: The Purpose Driven Life, The Prayer of Jabez
Favorite Food: Mexican food
Least Favorite Food: Cucumbers
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: I'd starve
Favorite Movies: Good Will Hunting, Money Talks
Favorite TV Show: 24
Favorite Actor: Will Smith
Favorite Actresses: Ashley Judd and Salma Hayek
If a movie were made of my life, the actor who would play me is: Ben Affleck
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Throwing a lateral to one of our O-Linemen in the open field to let one of them score a touchdown
Favorite musical groups or performers: Incubus, 50 Cent, Whitney Houston and Shakira
If I were not playing college football, I would be: Really bored and out of shape, or playing college basketball
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: A great player/winner who had character
The best advice I ever received was: To realize that God would never put you up to anything he can't help you get through
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My dad
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ
The place I'd most like to visit: Europe
The favorite places I've visited: Cabo San Lucas and Hawai'i
Hobbies: Music, being around the people I'm close to, fishing and sleeping
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Extremely happy and secure with a great family
My advice to youngsters: Don't stress about athletics at a young age, just enjoy it while its in its purest form
My most prized possessions: My Bible and my iPod
If I won $1 million, I would: Find a way to make it $10 million
The one thing about college football I would change: Is to allow college athletes to be paid based on their performance
Last Updated: December 18, 2007