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#81 Thaddeus Moss Season 2024

Tight End
Charlotte, N.C.
Previous School
NC State
High School
Mallard Creek HS

One of the most productive tight ends in LSU history even though he saw action for one season with the Tigers … North Carolina State transfer that sat out 2017 due to NCAA transfer rules and then was sidelined all of 2018 with a leg injury … Had tremendous impact on the LSU passing game in 2019, catching 47 passes for 570 yards and 4 TDs … Holds LSU single-season record for receptions and receiving yards by a tight end … Son of one of the most prolific wide receivers in NFL history – Randy Moss … Had the distinction of presenting his dad at the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony … Opted to forgo final season of eligibility and entered his name into the 2020 NFL Draft. 

Had the most productive season for a tight end in school history … Key part of LSU’s record-setting offense … A pass-catching threat on every play for the Tigers … Also very effective as a blocker in running situations … Holds LSU single-season mark for receptions (45) and receiving yards (570) by a tight end … Broke tight end reception mark previously held by Mitch Andrews (34 in 1985) and Malcolm Scott (34 in 1981) and broke the yardage mark held by David LaFleur (439) … Started all 14 games in which he appeared … Fourth on team in both receptions (45) and yards (570) … Averaged 12.1 yards a catch … Capped his LSU career with two receiving TDs in win Clemson in the national championship game … Had five receptions for 36 yards in the win over Clemson … His 6-yard TD reception with 10 seconds left in the first half put LSU up 28-17 at halftime … Added a 4-yard TD pass from Joe Burrow late in third quarter that extended the LSU lead to 35-25 … Caught four passes, including a 62-yard touchdown, in win over Oklahoma … Had career-best 99 yards receiving in win over the Sooners … Caught at least one pass in 11 of his 13 games … Career-best seven catches for 45 yards vs. Auburn … Had six catches for 46 yards in win over Alabama … Had a then career-best 68 yards on four receptions vs. Arkansas … Caught 22 passes over a four-game span vs. Auburn, Alabama, Ole Miss and Arkansas … Two of his three receptions vs. Florida went for first downs … Against Alabama, had a highlight reel catch along the sidelines that made ESPN’s Top 10 Play of the Day list … That catch, which was reviewed and upheld, led to a rushing TD by Clyde Edwards-Helaire … Scored first TD of season against Utah State. 

Redshirted in 2018. 

Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016 at NC State) 
Started in three games at tight end for the Wolfpack, finishing his rookie season with six catches for 49 yards and a touchdown … Caught his first career TD on a 3-yard reception in the win against Old Dominion … One of only three true freshmen to start a game for the Pack in 2016 … Starts came against Clemson, Syracuse and Miami … Caught two passes for 16 yards in his collegiate debut against William & Mary … Had career-long 17-yard reception against Wake Forest … Caught at least one pass in his first four collegiate games. 

Played tight end at Mallard Creek High School for coach Michael Palmieri … Helped lead his team to its third-straight NC 4AA state championship as a senior, with a 49-6 win in the title game … Squad finished 14-2 and was the No. 1 ranked team in all of North Carolina after the season according to … Totaled 54 receptions for 831 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season … Also played varsity basketball … The No. 123 player nationally regardless of position by … No. 6 tight end nationally and No. 7 overall player in North Carolina by … The No. 18 tight end nationally, No. 2 in North Carolina by

Born May 14, 1998 … Father, Randy Moss, was a 2018 NFL Hall of Fame inductee after playing 14 seasons in the NFL and finishing his career ranked second on the NFL all-time regular season touchdown reception list with 156 … Randy was a two-time All-American at Marshall and was a first-round draft pick in 1998 … Majoring in sport administration.

Thaddeus Moss’ Career Highs 
Receptions: 7 vs. Auburn, 2019
Receiving Yards: 99 vs. Oklahoma, 2019 
Receiving TDs: 2 vs. Clemson, 2020 CFP National Championship Game 
Longest Reception: 62 vs. Oklahoma, 2019 

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