LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed 2014 third-round draft pick tackle Morgan Moses (66th overall). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the signing, the Redskins now have all eight members of their 2014 draft class under contract.
Moses (6-6, 318) started 42 of the 48 career games in which he played at Virginia, starting 30 games at right tackle and 12 at left. During his senior season, behind Moses, the Cavaliers produced their first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004. In 2013, Moses started all 12 games at left tackle for Virginia, earning All-ACC second team honors from the conference’s coaches.
Moses, 23, was born on March 3, 1991. He attended Meadowbrook H.S. in Chesterfield County, Va., where he was ranked as the nation’s No. 3 run blocker by Rivals.com.
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned byDaniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned byDan Snyder since 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.