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74th Annual Sugar Bowl
Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno (24) scores a 17-yard touchdown during first quarter action against Hawaii during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on January 1, 2008. (UPI Photo/Dave Fornell)
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Knowshon Rockwell Moreno (born July 16, 1987 in Belford, New Jersey) is an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was selected 12th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Broncos. He played college football at the University of Georgia.

Moreno grew up in Middletown, New Jersey. At Middletown High School South he led his team to three Central Jersey Group III championships. He rushed for 1,629 yards on 153 carries and scored 28 TDs in 11 games as a senior.

He finished his high school career with 6,268 career rushing yards, 128 touchdowns, and 728 points. His rushing yards are second all-time in New Jersey high school ranks, while he is New Jersey's all-time leading scorer. He also rushed for 420 yards and 7 touchdowns in one game against the Neptune Scarlet Fliers. He also rushed for 6 touchdowns against the Monmouth Regional Falcons. During his time at Middletown South, he also was a top tier sprinter and jumper during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

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