Jeff Moore is entering his fourth season with the Framingham State University football program and will continue to serve as the defensive coordinator.
Under his guidance the Rams defense has exceled in each of his first three seasons. In 2011 the Rams Defense was tops in the 16 team NEFC in total defense. The Rams defense featured four first team All-Bogan Division selections and three second team selections.
The 2012 Rams defense ranked first in the NEFC in nearly every statistical category and posted three shut outs, a new school record. The Rams 2012 defense finished the season second in the nation in total defense and third down defense for Division III. In addition, the Rams led the nation in takeaways (42) and interceptions (25). Moore 's defense was ranked third in tackles for a loss, fourth in rushing, first down and pass efficiency defense. Plus the Rams ranked sixth in scoring defense, first downs and third down conversion defense.
In 2012 Moore coached the NEFC Bogan Division Defensive Player of the Year and three other first team All-Bogan Division players. The Rams defense featured the 2012 NEFC Championship game Most Valuable Player, the New England Football Writers (NEFW) Season Gold Helmet Award winner, a NEFW All-New England selection, a D3football.com First Team All-East Region selection and a D3football.com fourth team All-American.
Moore spent the 2010 season as the head varsity football coach at Lowell High School. Prior to that Moore was the head varsity football coach at Dracut High school, where he led The Middies to their first Super Bowl championship (2008) in twenty years. The Dracut defense shut out Marshfield 27-0.
As the defensive coordinator at FSU in 2012, Moore was nominated for Coordinator of the Year by footballscoop.com. As head coach at Dracut he was named 2008 Lowell Sun Coach of the Year, 2008 New England Patriots Coach of the Week, and 2009 MVC Coach of the Year.
Coach Moore is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he played defensive back for the Chiefs. After graduating from UMass Lowell, Moore played for the Merrimack Valley Outlaws and Gr. Lowell Nor’Easters (‘98, ‘99 National Champions). Moore is fortunate to hold a NEFC Championship as a player (UMass Lowell 1991) and a coach ( FSU 2012 ).
Moore holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Western New England and is employed as a police officer in the City of Lowell. He currently resides in Nashua, NH with his wife, Kerry, and daughter, Kayleigh.