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#25 - William Moore

SAFETY
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 221
College: Missouri
Exp: 6th

Player Information

He was born on May 18, 1985 in Hayti, MO and attended Hayti High. As a redshirt freshman at Missouri, he started 2 of 9 games at free safety. He finished the year with 30 tackles, 1 interception, 2 passes defended, and 1 forced fumble. In his starting debut, he returned his interception 62 yards for a touchdown. As a sophomore, he started 5 of 13 games. He had 51 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 1 interception (for a 22-yard score), 8 passes defended, and 1 fumble recovery. As a junior, he started all 14 games at free safety. He had 117 tackles, 9 for loss, 2 sacks, 8 interceptions, 6 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles, and a touchdown on an interception return. He earned 2nd team All-American and 1st team All-Big 12 honors. As a senior, he started 11 of 12 games earning 2nd team All-Big 12 honors and was a Jim Thorpe Award (top defensive back) finalist. He finished the year with 86 tackles, 6.5 for loss, 1 sack, 1 interception for a touchdown, and 3 forced fumbles. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round (55th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Named to 2012 NFC Pro Bowl team as an injury replacement.

Career Statistics

Year Team G GS Tack Ast Sack Int Yds TD FF FR
2009 ATL 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 ATL 16 15 71 13 0.0 5 117 0 1 1
2011 ATL 12 11 54 14 0.5 2 56 0 2 0
2012 ATL 12 12 75 16 1.0 4 51 0 2 1
2013 ATL 16 16 86 19 2.0 3 36 0 3 2
TOTALS 58 54 286 62 3.5 14 260 0 8 4

Other Stats

Special Teams: 2009: 2 tackles.

Transactions

Signed by the Atlanta Falcons on July 23, 2009 ... Placed on injured reserve by Falcons on October 27, 2009 with a hamstring injury ... Re-signed by Falcons on March 9, 2013 ... Placed on short-term injured reserve by Falcons on September 30, 2014.

Contract details

He was signed a four-year deal with the Falcons worth $3.35 million and includes a $1.1 million signing bonus. He has base salaries of: $310,000 (2009); $395,000 (2010); $480,000 (2011); and $565,000 (2012). There was $1.6305 million guaranteed. It also included a one-time not likely to be earned incentive as well as undisclosed other bonus money ... Signed a five-year deal worth $29.565 million in 2013. He received $14 million in guaranteed money, including an $8.25 million signing bonus. His base salaries in 2013 and 2014 are guaranteed. His base salaries are: $2.25 million (2013); $3.5 million (2014); $3.5 million (2015); $4.5 million (2016); $6.25 million (2017). There are escalators in the final two years of the deal that could increase his base salaries. His cap hits are: $3.9 million (2013); $5.15 million (2014); $5.15 million (2015); $6.15 million (2016); $7.9 million (2017).


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