Donte Paige-Moss

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Donte Paige-Moss
Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1991-04-11) April 11, 1991 (age 30)
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Jacksonville (NC) Northside
College: North Carolina
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics
Tackles:2
Sacks:0
INTs:0
Forced fumbles:0
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:50.0
Sacks:15.5
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:6
Player stats at CFL.ca (archive) ·  ArenaFan.com

Donte Paige-Moss (born April 11, 1991) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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College career

He played at North Carolina. Entering the 2011 season, he was regarded as one of the top prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft by analysts. [1] [2] [3]

In December 2011, Moss left school early and declared for the draft. However, concerns about his character and work habits led to his non-selection in the draft. [4] Other concerns surfaced after Paige-Moss posted a series of tweets during the 2011 Independence Bowl that media members judged "inappropriate." [5]

Professional career

Paige-Moss entered the 2012 NFL Draft but was not selected.

Sacramento Mountain Lions

He was listed on the training camp roster. [6] He was released before appearing in any games.

Toronto Argonauts

On October 5, 2012, Paige-Moss was signed to the Toronto Argonauts practice roster. Paige-Moss finished the 2012 CFL season in which he only recorded 2 Tackles. [7] On December 19, 2012, Paige-Moss re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts. [8] [9] On June 7, 2013, he was released. [10]

Portland Thunder

Paige-Moss was assigned to the Portland Thunder on October 28, 2013.

San Jose SaberCats

On March 19, 2015, Paige-Moss was traded to the San Jose SaberCats for Jordan Mudge. [11]

Orlando Predators

On December 23, 2015, Paige-Moss was assigned to the Orlando Predators. [12]

Personal life

While attending UNC-Chapel Hill, Moss was charged with simple assault after punching a teammate in the face twice. [13]

Less than a month after going undrafted, he was arrested and charged with speeding, reckless driving to endanger and driving while impaired in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. [14]

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  14. http://www.jdnews.com/articles/northside-103791-arrested-player.html