Selected by Oakland Raiders in third round (66th overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 26, 2013.
At a glance
2013: Active SLB played in 15 games with 11 starts as a rookie...Led all Raider rookies with 50 tackles (38 solo), 4.5 sacks and one forced fumble...Sack total ranked fourth among NFL rookies...(9/8) at Ind.: Made NFL debut as a reserve LB after missing practice time with a toe injury...(9/15) vs. Jac.: Made first career start at SAM LB...Notched two tackles, including one tackle for loss...(9/23) at Den.: Inactive due to a concussion...(9/29) vs. Was.: Returned to starting lineup, assisting on three tackles...(10/6) vs. SD: Assisted on one tackle...(10/13) at KC: Recorded first-career sack on game’s first play from scrimmage, coming on a linebacker blitz off the right edge and 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 1/2...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, flushing Roethlisberger out of the pocket and towards McGee before helping to finish off the play...Credited with three quarterback pressures and three quarterback hits according to official coach review statistics...(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 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)...Stopped TE Taylor Thompson for no gain in the third quarter...(11/28) at Dal.: Assisted on one tackle...(12/8) at NYJ: Stopped RB Bilal Powell for a 4-yard loss in the second quarter...Added seven tackles (four) before leaving the game due to a neck injury...(12/15) vs. KC: Notched three tackles (two)...(12/22) at SD: Assisted on three tackles...(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, playing in 41 career games with 31 starts...Totaled 274 tackles (174 solo), 16 sacks and 44 tackles for loss...Also recorded four interceptions 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...Posted 1.5 tackles for loss and two passes defensed vs. Massachusetts...Recorded a sack and a pass defensed vs. North Carolina State...Had seven tackles (five), 2.5 sacks and three tackles for loss vs. Maryland...Produced nine tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Rutgers...Notched 1.5 sacks vs. Temple...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 interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Credited with three sacks and a forced fumble at Vanderbilt...Racked up 10 tackles (nine) vs. Pittsburgh....Totaled 13 tackles (seven), including one sack vs. Louisville...Had one sack, one forced fumble and one interception vs. Rutgers...Also recorded interceptions 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...Political science major.
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.)...Born in Monrovia, Liberia, Africa...Given name is Snorsio Alston Moore.
Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore had five tackles and 1.5 sacks against the Pittsburgh Steelers to earn week 8 honors.
Oakland Raiders rookie linebacker Sio Moore reaches quarterback Tony Romo for his first career sack in Week 1 of the preseason action.