April 20, 2001

Chargers re-sign Moses Moreno

The Chargers re-signed restricted free agent quarterback Moses Moreno to a one-year deal, the team announced today. No other terms of the contract were released.

A native of Chula Vista who attended Castle Park High School, Moreno is entering his third season with the Chargers. Over the past two seasons, he has completed 32 or 60 passes (.533) for 319 yards and two interceptions while starting two of the seven games played for San Diego.

Last year, Moreno completed 27 of 53 passes (50.9) for 241 yards and two interceptions. He played in six games with two starts for the Chargers last year. His starts came Game 3 at Kansas City Sept. 17 and Game 11 versus Miami Nov. 12.

Moreno, 25, originally entered the NFL as Chicago's seventh-round draft choice (232nd overall) in 1998.

His NFL career totals include three starts in nine games, 51 completions of 103 passes (.495) for 485 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.

Collegiately, Moreno earned a record of 22-8 as a three-year starter at Colorado State University where he finished his career with a school record 49 touchdown passes. He was named the Western Athletic Conference's Offensive Player of the Year in the Pacific division as a senior in 1997. During his college career, the Rams played in two Holiday Bowls in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium, including following the 1997 and 1995 seasons.

Born on September 5, 1975 in Chula Vista, Moreno was a two-time all-conference selection at Castle Park High School.

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