W.E. "Bucky" Moore


Born: May 5, 1905

Died: December 28, 1980

Hometown: McComb, MS

Year of Induction: 1965

 

College Career

Loyola (1926-1928)

• Nicknamed the Dixie Flyer

• All-Southern tailback 3 times (’26, ‘27, ’28)

• Helms, NEA All-American (’26)

• Broke Red Grange’s records with 1331 total yards and 89 points (’26)

• Rushed for 50 yards or more 28 times in career, 12 times in 1926 alone

• Undefeated 1926 Loyola team led nation with 355 points (opponents scored 20)

 

Pro Football Career

Memphis Tigers (1929)
Pittsburgh Steelers (1933-1935)

 

Did You Know?

Bucky Moore was so popular that the Elmer’s Candy Company named a candy bar after him.





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