Meet Mewelde Moore. He is a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He’s playing in the Super Bowl game this weekend. Read his biography below, see photos and watch a video.

Mewelde Moore

Mewelde Moore

Playing backup to Willie Parker is not easy. Called ‘a weapon’ on kick returns, Mewelde Moore is one of the most versatile running backs in the league and one of Pittsburgh’s unsung heroes. Mewelde had 588 rushing yards with 5 TD’s and 40 catches for 320 yards and a TD. He hasn’t been used much in the postseason, but many believe he’ll have a bigger role against those dastardly Cardinals.

Mewelde Moore Biography

Mewelde Jaem Cadere Moore was born on July 24, 1982 in Hammond, Louisiana so his age is 26. He is a star running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Mewelde played college football at Tulane where he graduated with a double major in Finance and Accounting. He was originally drafted by the Minnesota Vikings as the 23rd pick in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft.

In 2008, he joined the Pittsburgh Steelers Moore signing a three year contract. Moore was given the oppurtunity to start after Willie Parker and Rashard Mendenhall were injured. He is a dependable rusher, receiver, and return man.

He supports youth education through his ‘Mewelde Moore Knowledge First Foundation’. Mewelde married his college girlfriend, Tymeka, and they have a daughter, Jalyn Chantelle.

Sports announcer Chris Berman gave him the nickname ‘Waltzing’ Mewelde, a play on the Aussie standard song ‘Waltzing Matilda’.

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