Athletics

There's a lot more to Moats


by Jan Gillis ('07)

 
Photo of Arthur and Shonda Moats and their family

SUMMARY: When Arthur ('12) and Shonda Moats made their recent gift to JMU, it was no surprise the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker supported athletics; but he has another passion that he wants others to participate in.


From February 2016 digital Madison.

To make it as a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League, you need passion, grit and finesse. Arthur Moats ('12) exhibits all of these qualities in carrying on a Steel City gridiron tradition. But it's in the community where this former Dukes great separates himself. That's why when he and his wife, Shonda, made their recent gift to JMU, they went beyond athletics. The couple designated their gift to support the future Convocation Center, the football program, and one of Arthur's off-the-field pursuits—one he wants others to participate in.

Read more at about Arthur and Shonda Moats.

Published: Friday, February 26, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018

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