Selected by Oakland Raiders in the third round (66th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, April 26, 2013.
AT A GLANCE
CAREER: Dynamic linebacker enters his third season with the Raiders…Has appeared in 26 games with 22 starts, totaling 167 tackles (112 solo) and 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two passes defensed in two seasons…Set a career high and finished third on the team with 112 tackles in 2014 before a hip injury ended his season…Started 11 games as a rookie in 2013 and was named to the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie Team…Added 4.5 sacks, which ranked fourth among NFL rookies.
2014: Started 11 games at weak-side linebacker before having season cut short due to a hip injury...Totaled a career-high 112 tackles (79 solo), three sacks, one forced fumble and two passes defensed…His 112 tackles ranked third on the team...Placed on the reserve/injured list on Dec. 16...(9/7) at NYJ: Enjoyed an outstanding season debut, totaling a career-high 15 tackles (11 solo), one sack and one forced fumble…Got to QB Geno Smith for a 12-yard sack on a third-and-4 play in the third quarter, jarring the ball loose and forcing the Jets to settle for a 42-yard FG...(9/14) vs. Hou.: Posted nine tackles (six) before leaving the game with an ankle injury...(10/12) vs. SD: Returned to action following an ankle injury and led the team with 11 tackles (nine)...(10/19) vs. Ari.: Notched nine tackles (four)...(10/26) at Cle.: Tied for the team lead with nine tackles (seven)...(11/2) at Sea.: Active in every phase of the defense...Recorded a team-high 13 tackles (10)...Posted second sack of the season, getting to QB Russell Wilson for a 2-yard loss in the second quarter...(11/9) vs. Den.: Recorded eight tackles (seven)...(11/16) at SD: Posted 10 tackles (seven) to rank third on the team...(11/20) vs. KC: One of the defense’s most active players...Racked up a team-high 13 tackles (10)...Helped seal the team’s victory with a sack of QB Alex Smith on a third-and-6 play with 49 seconds left in the game...(11/30) at StL.: Led the team with 11 tackles (seven)...(12/7) vs. SF: Credited with four tackles (one) and one pass defensed...Stopped QB Colin Kaepernick for a 7-yard loss on a designed run play in the first quarter.
2013: Played in 15 games with 11 starts as a rookie...Led all Raider rookies with 55 tackles (33 solo), 4.5 sacks and one forced fumble...Sack total ranked fourth among NFL rookies...Was named to the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie Team, becoming the first Raider to do so since 2011…(9/8) at Ind.: Made NFL debut as a reserve linebacker...(9/15) vs. Jac.: Made first career start at linebacker...Notched two tackles, including one tackle for loss...(10/13) at KC: Recorded first career sack on game’s first play from scrimmage, dropping QB Alex Smith for a 7-yard loss...Added three tackles (one)...(10/27) vs. Pit.: Posted top performance of rookie season...Voted the NFL Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week...Racked up a season-high eight tackles (six) and notched first career multiple sack game with 1.5...Sacked QB Ben Roethlisberger for a 7-yard loss at the end of the second quarter...Shared a 9-yard sack with DT Stacy McGee in the third quarter…(11/3) vs. Phi.: Totaled three tackles (one)...(11/10) at NYG: Set a season high with nine tackles (eight)...Credited with a forced fumble on an 11-yard sack of QB Eli Manning in the first quarter...(11/17) at Hou.: Posted one solo tackle, stopping RB Ben Tate for a 2-yard loss in the third quarter...(11/24) vs. Ten.: Registered six tackles (four)...(12/8) at NYJ: Registered seven tackles (four) before leaving the game due to a neck injury...(12/15) vs. KC: Notched three tackles (two)...(12/29) vs. Den.: Totaled three solo tackles and credited with a third-quarter sack of QB Brock Osweiler.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Connecticut, seeing action in 41 career games with 31 starts…Totaled 274 tackles (174 solo), 16 sacks and 44 tackles for loss…Also recorded four INTs and 18 passes defensed…As a senior, named first-team All-Big East and selected to the watch lists for both the Lombardi and Butkus Awards…Played in 12 games with 10 starts at strong-side linebacker…Ranked fourth on team with 72 tackles (45) and had one fumble recovery…Had seven tackles (five), 2.5 sacks and three tackles for loss vs. Maryland…Posted two sacks and two passes defensed vs. Pittsburgh…As a junior, named All-Big East Conference First Team by the NFL Draft Report…Started all 12 games…Finished third on team with 86 tackles, ranking second in the conference…Added 6.5 sacks, three INTs, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…Credited with three sacks and a forced fumble at Vanderbilt…Totaled 13 tackles (seven), including one sack vs. Louisville…Had one sack, one forced fumble and one INT vs. Rutgers…Also recorded INTs vs. Syracuse and vs. South Florida…Played in 13 games with nine starts as a junior…Earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors twice…Ranked second on team with 110 tackles (72)…Posted 1.5 sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss…Forced two fumbles and recovered a pair of fumbles…Named Big East Conference Player of the Week after posting a career-high 17 tackles (13), three tackles for loss and two forced fumbles vs. West Virginia…Recorded 16 tackles vs. Buffalo and 10 stops vs. South Florida…Played in four games as a redshirt freshman…Majored in political science.
PERSONAL: Attended Apex (N.C.) High School…Earned all-area and All-Tri Seven Football League honors as a fullback and linebacker as a senior…Received a two-star prospect grade from Rivals.com and Scout.com…Ranked No. 50 among the nation’s weak-side linebackers by Scout.com…Lettered as a running back as a junior…Also lettered in track and field…Did not play football his sophomore year in high school after playing his freshman season at West Haven (Conn.) High School…Born in Monrovia, Liberia, Africa…Given name is Snorsio Alston Moore.
Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore spoke to the media after returning to practice after starting Training Camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.