Kellen Christopher Moore is an American football coach and former quarterback. He is the current offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. As a junior, he finished fourth in the balloting for the 2010 Heisman Trophy. Moore played six seasons in the NFL for the Cowboys and Detroit Lions.
About Kellen Moore in brief
Kellen Christopher Moore is an American football coach and former quarterback. He is the current offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. Moore played six seasons in the NFL for the Cowboys and Detroit Lions. He played college football at Boise State. Moore has the all-time record for wins by a starting quarterback in NCAA Division I FBS with a 50–3 record. As a junior, he finished fourth in the balloting for the 2010 Heisman Trophy. Moore was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Washington. He lettered in football and basketball three times each and was named VelocityPrep Star All-American and First-team All-state, and Division 2A MVP by the Seattle Times. He set Washington state career records for completions and touchdown passes. He also set state single-season records for completion, yards, and touchdown throws. Moore’s teammates at Boise University included his younger brother Kirby and childhood friend Cory Yriarte, a center for the Broncos. He was named WAC Freshman of the year and Second- team All-conference after a spectacular first season, guiding Boise State to 12–1 record. In January 2009, Moore was ranked as the 37th best returning player in college football by College Football News.
Moore threw for a school record 39 touchdowns with only 3 interceptions to lead the Broncos to a 14–AC title, and an at large bid to the Fiesta Bowl. The 2009 Fiesta Bowl was highly controversial due to the decision to pit the two non-Automatic Qualifying teams against each other instead of having them face each other. Moore did not lose a regular season game against TCU in his first two years as aStarting quarterback, but did not start against a team that was widely favored to win the game. He finished the 2009 regular season with the highest passer rating in Division I-A-A with a 167.3 rating with a rating of 167.0. His father, Tom, was the head coach at Prosser High School from 1986 to 2008, winning 21 league titles and four state championships. His younger brother, Kirby, currently holds the national high school record for career touchdown receptions, with 95. He won the WAC championship as a sophomore, junior and senior. He earned league player of theyear honors as well as First-Team All-league recognition as a second, third, and fourth-year player. In the final game of 2008, Boise State lost to Texas Christian University in the 2008 Poinsettia Bowl, the first of two consecutive bowl meetings for the non-automatic qualifying rivals.