Earthwind Moreland

Patriots Cornerback
November 29, 2004

FOUR YEARS out of Georgia Southern, the 5'10", 182-pound defender has been on six NFL teams and had a stint in NFL Europe. He latched on to New England's practice squad in September and got his first NFL start on Nov. 14 against the Bills. Now, about that name: "My mother was really into the band," says Moreland, 27, of the 1970s-era R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire. "Luckily, I think they're pretty good too--I really like their song Reasons. When I introduce myself to people, their first reaction is they can't believe it's a real name. After I assure them, the second question is, 'So what's your middle name? And fire?' My middle name is actually Chatavian. It doesn't mean anything. My mother just thought it sounded good: Earthwind Chatavian Moreland." --Lisa Altobelli

COLOR PHOTONFL HEADSHOTS/WIREIMAGE.COM (MORELAND) COLOR PHOTOAP (EARTH, WIND & FIRE)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)