Throwback Thursday: A tribute to legendary Poplar Bluff alumnus Eddie Moss

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Legendary Poplar Bluff High School alumnus, Eddie Moss, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Sept. 27. This week's throwback takes a look back at his accomplished sports history. Moss was a key member of the 1965 and 1966 Mules football conference champion teams. As a junior and senior, he was selected to the All-Conference team at three positions. Moss led the Mules basketball team in rebounding during the 1967 season and played Junior College football at Centerville in Iowa. He was a two-year starter at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau winning All MIAA (now OVC) honors both years. Moss was then drafted by NFL team, the Buffalo Bills and later played the position of running back with the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Redskins. He is a member of the Poplar Bluff Sports Hall of Fame and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.