Aaron Moorehead left the University of New Mexico football staff in February of 2010 to take a position at Stanford. The former Indianapolis Colts receiver spent one season at UNM. He served as a graduate assistant, helping with the wide receivers. Moorehead spent the 2008 season as the wide receivers coach at his alma mater, Deerfield (Ill.) High School.
Moorehead spent five years (2003-07) in the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Indianapolis, including an appearance in Super Bowl XLI when the Colts beat the Chicago Bears.
Moorehead, and his father, Emery, are the only father-son combination to play in, and win, a Super Bowl. Emery played 12 NFL seasons (1977-88) with the New York Giants, Denver and Chicago, including a Super Bowl title with the Bears after the 1985 season.
Aaron appeared in 36 career games for the Colts with two starts. He had 31 career catches for 330 yards and 1 TD.
Moorehead was a four-year letterwinner at Illinois from 1999-2002. He started seven of 43 career games, hauling in 85 receptions for 1,293 yards and 9 TDs.
Moorehead graduated from Illinois in 2003.
Moorehead participated in football, baseball and track at Deerfield (Ill.) High, finishing fourth in the state 110-meter high hurdles as a senior.
Moorehead's cousin is Brad Daugherty, who played basketball at the University of North Carolina and for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA.