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Perry Moss
Perry Moss - 1948 Bowman.jpg
Moss on a 1948 Bowman football card
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1926-08-04)August 4, 1926
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died August 7, 2014(2014-08-07) (aged 88)
Deltona, Florida
Playing career
Football
1944
1946–1947
1948

Tulsa
Illinois
Green Bay Packers
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1949
1950–1951
1952
1955–1957
1958
1959
1960–1962
1968
1988
1990
1991–1997

Baseball
1955

Illinois (freshmen)
Washington (assistant)
LSU (backfield)
Miami (FL) (backfield)
Wisconsin (backfield)
Florida State
Montreal Alouettes
Marshall
Chicago Bruisers
Detroit Drive
Orlando Predators


Miami (FL)
Head coaching record
Overall 4–15–1 (college football)
86–35–1 (AFL)
15–7 (college baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 (ArenaBowl II & ArenaBowl IV)
Awards
3× AFL Coach of the Year

Perry Lee Moss (August 4, 1926 – August 7, 2014) was an American football football player, coach, and executive. Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s.

Moss was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s. He was drafted in 1948 by the Green Bay Packers. In 1987, Moss was hired as the head coach of the Chicago Bruisers of the Arena Football League. In 1991, he was named as first coach of the Orlando Predators.

Moss is a member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame. On August 7, 2014, Moss died at his home in Deltona, Florida from complications from a neuromuscular disease, aged 88.


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