Chuck Moser began his football career at Missouri where he lettered three years (1937-39) as a center/linebacker and was All-Conference as a senior. After graduation, he switched to coaching and achieved even greater success. In 1946, he began a coaching career at McAllen High School in Texas, where he compiled a seven-year record of 55-20-0. Moser's reputation as a coach was made during his tenure at Abilene High School from 1953-1959. His teams won three consecutive 4A state championships (1954,1955,1956) and had a state record 49-game winning streak. In seven seasons his record at Abilene was 78-7-2. His overall record for 15 seasons was 141-28-2. Moser was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.