Warren Moon

By Aaron Clack

Warren Moon was born November 18, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. He was a quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL and four different teams in the NFL.
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Football Career

Warren Moon was the MVP of the 1978 Rose Bowl for Washington. Warren wasn't drafted to the NFL, so he went to the CFL. There he led the Edmonton Eskimos to a record 5 straight Grey Cups, broke CFL passing records, and won the 1983 CFL MVP award. He entered the NFL as a Houston Oiler, broke NFL passing records, and played for four teams before retiring in 2001.
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Facts About Warren Moon

Warren Moon was the first African-American quarterback to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He was extremely persistent, refusing to play any position but quarterback. He claimed he would "Go to Siberia to play quarterback, but I will not switch positions."

He paved the way for other black quarterbacks aspiring to play in the NFL.

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