Ahmad Rashad

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  • Birth Name: Robert Earl Moore
  • Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Profession: Former NFL player, Former broadcaster, Executive producer
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Fast Facts

  • Was named an All-America running back and wide receiver at University of Oregon.
  • Changed his name to Ahmad Rashad when he converted to Islam in 1972.
  • Was the fourth overall draft pick by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1972.
  • Also played for the Buffalo Bills before becoming a four-time Pro Bowl receiver for the Minnesota Vikings.
  • After retiring from the NFL, worked as a broadcaster for NBC, ABC and ESPN, among others.
  • Served as host and executive producer for NBC series NBA Inside Stuff, and as host for shows including Real TV, Celebrity Mole and Caesar's Challenge.
  • Proposed to his third wife, Phylicia Rashad (then Phylicia Ayers-Allen), on an NBC football pregame show on Thanksgiving Day in 1985; O.J. Simpson was his best man at their wedding.
  • Was chosen for the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007.

Relationships

  • Matilda Johnson — Ex-wife
  • Ahmad Rashad Jr. — Son
  • Sale Johnson Rashad — Wife
  • Malyisha — Daughter
  • Condola — Daughter
  • Billy Bowles — Stepson
  • Sean — Son
  • Casey Johnson — Stepdaughter
  • Deidre Waters — Ex-wife
  • Phylicia Rashad — Ex-wife
  • Daisy Johnson — Stepdaughter
  • Keva — Daughter
  • Jamie Johnson — Stepdaughter

College

  • Attended University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States

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  • Birth Name: Robert Earl Moore
  • Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Profession: Former NFL player, Former broadcaster, Executive producer