Former Miami Dolphin Quentin Moses Dies in House Fire

13 February, 2017, 01:00 | Author: Felix Jensen
  • 30 December 2006 Georgia defensive end Quentin Moses looks to get the crowd fired up in the Georgia Bulldogs 31-24 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta GA

Firefighters in Monroe, Ga., arrived to a house already engulfed in flame.

"Life is short so tell family and friends you love them every chance you get", Dolphins safety and fellow University of Georgia alum Reshad Jones wrote on his Instragam account on a post that featured a picture of Moses in a Dolphins uniform.

Firefighters responded to the house at 6:05 a.m.in Walton County.

Georgia's Athletic Director Greg McGarity said in a statement on the university's website: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Quentin's family". He later signed with the Dolphins and stayed with the team through the 2010 season.

The former linebacker played four seasons in the National Football League, most notably as part of the Miami Dolphins where he played 44 games for the team, recording 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks.

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Moses was a defensive line coach at Reinhardt University in Georgia after leaving the NFL. Moses racked up 133 total tackles, including 45 tackles for loss.

Quentin Moses appears in a 2007 draft prospects composite image.

Over his career at UGA, Moses received a litany of accolades, including All-SEC First Team honors, several SEC defensive player of the week awards and Walter Camp Second-Team All-American status, among other awards.

Moses' first career sack in the NFL came on November 26, 2007, when he brought down Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethleiberger on Monday Night Football.

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