Avery Moss
DE #91
Height:
6-3
Weight:
265
Age:
23
College:
Youngstown State
Hometown:
Compton, CA
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2017):

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 5th-round (167th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Moss played 4 collegiate seasons, 2 at Nebraska (2013-14), and 2 at Youngstown State (2015-16)…Played in 41 games with 21 starts…Totals include 124 tackles, 30 tackles for losses, 18.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 interception, which he returned 25 yards for a touchdown.

2016:
-    Started all 16 games in his final season at Youngstown State...First-team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection...Finished with 59 tackles (42 solo), and was 2nd on the team with 17.5 tackles for losses and 11 sacks...Had a team-high 4 forced fumbles...In 4 FCS playoff games, had 17 tackles (14 solo), 5 tackles for losses, and 1.0 sack…In conference games, he finished with 32 tackles (19 solo), 10.5 tackles for losses, and a team high-tying 8.0 sacks…Had a career-high 9 tackles (7 solo) vs. Wofford in an FCS postseason second-round game (12/10)...In the National Championship Game vs. James Madison (1/7), Moss had 8 tackles (team-high 7 solo), including 3 for losses, and 1 sack…Finished with 7 tackles and a sack/forced fumble that he returned 16 yards vs. South Dakota (10/1)…Tallied 6 solo tackles at West Virginia (9/10)…Had 5 tackles (4 solo), including a season-high 3.0 sacks vs. Indiana State (10/29)…Posted 5 tackles, including a sack, vs. Northern Iowa (10/15)…Registered 5 tackles, including 2.0 sacks, at Illinois State (10/8), and 4 stops at South Dakota State (10/1).

2015:
-    Played in 10 games with 2 starts (vs. South Dakota and Illinois State)...Credited with 25 tackles (14 solo), 4.5 tackles for losses, and 3.0 sacks…Had a season-high 6 tackles (2 solo), and 1 pass breakup at South Dakota (10/3)...Finished with 4 tackles (1 solo), and 1.0 sack at Indiana State (11/21)…Tallied 3 solo tackles at Western Illinois (10/31) and 3 stops vs. Illinois State (10/10)...Had 2 solo tackles, including an 8-yard sack, vs. Missouri State (11/7), and 2 solo stops, including a sack, vs. Saint Francis (9/19)...Had 2 tackles, including an 8-yard sack, at Southern Illinois (11/24), and 2 tackles vs. North Dakota State (11/14).

2014:
-    Did not play.

2013:
-    Played in 12 games with 3 starts as a redshirt freshman at Nebraska…Starts were against Michigan, Wyoming, and Purdue…Recorded 36 tackles (19 solo), including 8 tackles for losses, and 4.5 sacks...Had a season-high 8 tackles, 3 tackles for losses and 2.0 sacks, vs. UCLA (9/14)...Against the Bruins had 3 TFLs and a pair of sacks...Had five solo stops against Penn State...Tallied 4 tackles (3 solo) vs. Minnesota (10/26)…Returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown vs. Northwestern (11/2)…Registered 3 tackles vs. Wyoming (8/31), vs. South Dakota State (9/14), and at Purdue (10/12)…Posted 2 tackles for losses vs. Illinois (10/5), and 2 tackles and a sack at Michigan (11/9).
 
2012
-    As a true freshman in 2012, played in 3 games before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury...Finished with 4 tackles on the year: 2 vs. Idaho State (9/22), and 1 apiece vs. Southern Miss (9/1) and Arkansas State (9/15)…Earned a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
-    Played at Corona Del Sol High School in Tempe, Ariz.…As a senior, earned 2nd-team Division I all-state honors from the Arizona Republic...Had 59 tackles (26 solo stops), 5 sacks and 2 pass breakups…As a junior, earned all-region honors as a junior despite playing in only five games because of a broken hand...In limited time, had 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks...Played in the Semper Fi Marines All-America Bowl.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
Participated in the 2017 Giants Town Hall event for season ticket holders, answering questions from the fans...Played in the David Tyree Charity Bowl benefitting Children of the City.

PERSONAL:
-    Was the 2016-17 recipient of the Michael LaRocca Scholarship at Youngstown…Standout high school basketball player who helped Corona Del Sol to a 32-1 record and Division I state title....Selected 2nd-team all-state as a senior despite missing 9 games…Had 18 points, 21 rebounds, and 4 blocks in the state title game...Received recruiting interest in basketball from several schools.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 5th-round (167th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Moss played 4 collegiate seasons, 2 at Nebraska (2013-14), and 2 at Youngstown State (2015-16)…Played in 41 games with 21 starts…Totals include 124 tackles, 30 tackles for losses, 18.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 interception, which he returned 25 yards for a touchdown.

2016:
-    Started all 16 games in his final season at Youngstown State...First-team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection...Finished with 59 tackles (42 solo), and was 2nd on the team with 17.5 tackles for losses and 11 sacks...Had a team-high 4 forced fumbles...In 4 FCS playoff games, had 17 tackles (14 solo), 5 tackles for losses, and 1.0 sack…In conference games, he finished with 32 tackles (19 solo), 10.5 tackles for losses, and a team high-tying 8.0 sacks…Had a career-high 9 tackles (7 solo) vs. Wofford in an FCS postseason second-round game (12/10)...In the National Championship Game vs. James Madison (1/7), Moss had 8 tackles (team-high 7 solo), including 3 for losses, and 1 sack…Finished with 7 tackles and a sack/forced fumble that he returned 16 yards vs. South Dakota (10/1)…Tallied 6 solo tackles at West Virginia (9/10)…Had 5 tackles (4 solo), including a season-high 3.0 sacks vs. Indiana State (10/29)…Posted 5 tackles, including a sack, vs. Northern Iowa (10/15)…Registered 5 tackles, including 2.0 sacks, at Illinois State (10/8), and 4 stops at South Dakota State (10/1).

2015:
-    Played in 10 games with 2 starts (vs. South Dakota and Illinois State)...Credited with 25 tackles (14 solo), 4.5 tackles for losses, and 3.0 sacks…Had a season-high 6 tackles (2 solo), and 1 pass breakup at South Dakota (10/3)...Finished with 4 tackles (1 solo), and 1.0 sack at Indiana State (11/21)…Tallied 3 solo tackles at Western Illinois (10/31) and 3 stops vs. Illinois State (10/10)...Had 2 solo tackles, including an 8-yard sack, vs. Missouri State (11/7), and 2 solo stops, including a sack, vs. Saint Francis (9/19)...Had 2 tackles, including an 8-yard sack, at Southern Illinois (11/24), and 2 tackles vs. North Dakota State (11/14).

2014:
-    Did not play.

2013:
-    Played in 12 games with 3 starts as a redshirt freshman at Nebraska…Starts were against Michigan, Wyoming, and Purdue…Recorded 36 tackles (19 solo), including 8 tackles for losses, and 4.5 sacks...Had a season-high 8 tackles, 3 tackles for losses and 2.0 sacks, vs. UCLA (9/14)...Against the Bruins had 3 TFLs and a pair of sacks...Had five solo stops against Penn State...Tallied 4 tackles (3 solo) vs. Minnesota (10/26)…Returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown vs. Northwestern (11/2)…Registered 3 tackles vs. Wyoming (8/31), vs. South Dakota State (9/14), and at Purdue (10/12)…Posted 2 tackles for losses vs. Illinois (10/5), and 2 tackles and a sack at Michigan (11/9).
 
2012
-    As a true freshman in 2012, played in 3 games before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury...Finished with 4 tackles on the year: 2 vs. Idaho State (9/22), and 1 apiece vs. Southern Miss (9/1) and Arkansas State (9/15)…Earned a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
-    Played at Corona Del Sol High School in Tempe, Ariz.…As a senior, earned 2nd-team Division I all-state honors from the Arizona Republic...Had 59 tackles (26 solo stops), 5 sacks and 2 pass breakups…As a junior, earned all-region honors as a junior despite playing in only five games because of a broken hand...In limited time, had 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks...Played in the Semper Fi Marines All-America Bowl.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
Participated in the 2017 Giants Town Hall event for season ticket holders, answering questions from the fans...Played in the David Tyree Charity Bowl benefitting Children of the City.

PERSONAL:
-    Was the 2016-17 recipient of the Michael LaRocca Scholarship at Youngstown…Standout high school basketball player who helped Corona Del Sol to a 32-1 record and Division I state title....Selected 2nd-team all-state as a senior despite missing 9 games…Had 18 points, 21 rebounds, and 4 blocks in the state title game...Received recruiting interest in basketball from several schools.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL -- 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 NYG 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DAL L 3-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DET L 10-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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