Countdown to the Big Game: Day 8 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Countdown to the Big Game: Day 8

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw rolls out of the pocket looking for a receiver as New Orleans Saints defenders Elois Grooms (78) and Derland Moore apply the pressure in the Superdome in New Orleans on Oct. 6, 1981. (AP photo) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw rolls out of the pocket looking for a receiver as New Orleans Saints defenders Elois Grooms (78) and Derland Moore apply the pressure in the Superdome in New Orleans on Oct. 6, 1981. (AP photo)
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We continue out look at Heartland football greats with number 8.

After dominating at Poplar Bluff, Derland Moore starred at Oklahoma.

The Saints picked the defensive lineman in the second round of the 1973 draft and he played there until 1985.

Moore led the team in sacks in 1980, played in a pro bowl in 1983 and eventually earned Saints Hall of Fame honors.

For a full list of people from the Heartland with NFL ties, you can click here.

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