Cecil Moore agrees to terms with the New York Jets
Buccaneer wide receiver Cecil Moore will sign with the New York Jets on Thursday
Buccaneer wide receiver Cecil Moore will sign with the New York Jets on Thursday

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2003) -- Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.), one of the most prolific receivers in East Tennessee State football history, agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Jets. He will sign the contract at the team's upcoming minicamp in East Rutherford, N.J. Moore was named to All-Southern Conference team for the second consecutive season and to Don Hansen's National Football Gazette Southeast Region Second Team following the 2002 campaign. He had 44 receptions for 682 yards and seven touchdowns in 2002, leading the Bucs in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns for the third-straight season. Moore ranks second, just behind Buccaneer legend B.J. Adigun, in the Buccaneer record book in career receptions (161) and career receiving yards (2,488) His 19 career touchdown receptions ties him for third in ETSU history. Cecil also impressed scouts in the 2003 Rotary Gridiron Classic All-Star Game from Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 15. Moore scored the first points of the game, hauling in a touchdown pass from Oklahoma quarterback Nate Hybl, helping Team USA to a 20-17 victory over Team Florida. The Jets will open their 2003 schedule with a preseason game on August 2 against Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay in Tokyo, Japan. New York's regular season slate begins on Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. in the NFL season opener against the Washington Redskins on ABC.
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