38 Facts About Santana Moss


Santana Terrell Moss was born on June 1,1979 and is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for fourteen seasons.


Santana Moss played college football for the University of Miami, where he earned All-American honors.


Santana Moss attended Miami Carol City Senior High, and played high school football for the Carol City Chiefs.


Santana Moss led the team with 25 receptions for 600 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior, and amassed 450 yards on 12 kickoff returns with one return touchdown that year.


Santana Moss earned third-team all-state football honors following his senior season.


Santana Moss attended the University of Miami, and joined the Miami Hurricanes football team in 1997 as a walk-on, before being awarded a scholarship after the season's third game.


Santana Moss went on to break the Hurricanes' record for most receiving yards.


Santana Moss finished his 2000 senior season with 1,604 all-purpose yards, received first-team All-Big East Conference honors, and was recognized a consensus first-team All-American.


Santana Moss became the first player to earn Big East Offensive Player of the Year and Special Teams Player of the Year honors in the same season.


Santana Moss is an important figure in Miami Hurricanes football history, generally considered to be one of the most accomplished wide receivers in the university's history.


Santana Moss graduated as the school's all-time leader in receiving yards, punt return yards, and all-purpose yards.


Santana Moss was interviewed about his time at the University of Miami for the documentary The U, which premiered December 12,2009 on ESPN.


Santana Moss was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.


Santana Moss was a standout track athlete for the Miami Carol City Senior High track team.


Santana Moss was a two-time state champion in the triple jump and won state title in the long jump during junior season.


Santana Moss set a school record in the triple jump with leap of 14.81 meters.


Santana Moss ran track for the Miami Hurricanes track and field team, and was named the "Most Outstanding Field Performer" for the 2000 Big East Outdoor Track and Field championships.


Santana Moss won the triple jump at the 2000 Big East Championships, with a personal-best mark of 15.50 meters.


Santana Moss was a first round pick in the 2001 NFL Draft by the New York Jets out of the University of Miami.


Santana Moss made his first career catch in Week 12 against the New England Patriots.


Santana Moss played a total of 51 games with the New York Jets and finished with 2,416 receiving yards, 19 touchdowns, 127 rushing yards, and 1,799 return yards.


Santana Moss signed a six-year contract with the Redskins on May 4,2005.


In 2005, Santana Moss was selected to his first and only NFL Pro Bowl.


Santana Moss recorded 18 rushing yards and 3 catches for 39 receiving yards at the Pro Bowl.


Santana Moss achieved a new career high of 93 receptions to go along with six touchdowns in the 2010 season.


Santana Moss was made offensive co-captain along with Trent Williams.


In Week 7 against the Carolina Panthers, Santana Moss suffered a broken left hand.


Santana Moss made his return to the field in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks.


In Week 14 against the New England Patriots, Santana Moss caught a 49-yard touchdown pass from wide receiver Brandon Banks, the first passing touchdown of Banks' career.


Santana Moss angrily confronted Triplette and the officiating crew as they walked back to the locker room.


On September 1,2022, Santana Moss was inducted into Washington's Greatest Players list in honor of the franchise's 90th anniversary.


Santana Moss is the older brother of former NFL wide receiver Sinorice Moss, who previously played for the New York Giants during their Super Bowl XLII win.


Santana Moss is the older maternal cousin of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson, and the older paternal cousin of Indianapolis Colts running back Zack Moss.


In May 2010, The Washington Post reported that Santana Moss allegedly received human growth hormones from doctor Anthony Galea.


Santana Moss made several appearances in television commercials for Easterns Automotive Group, a local car dealership group in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland areas, alongside Chief Zee, Antwaan Randle El, and Willis McGahee.


In 2016, Santana Moss earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami Business School.


In March 2017, it was announced that Santana Moss would be a color commentator for the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League.


Santana Moss announced the Commanders' second round pick, number 47 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.