Charlie Phillips (American football)

Charles Phillips
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1952-12-22) December 22, 1952
Place of birth: Greenville, Mississippi
Career information
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Career history

Charles Phillips (born November 22, 1952) is a retired American football safety.

Professional career

Phillips played in the National Football League between 1975 and 1979. In 1978, which was arguably his best season, he led the NFL in non-offensive touchdowns with 3, fumble return touchdowns with 2 and he also led the NFL in fumble return yards with 127 yards. He recorded 19 interceptions in his career.[1]

College career

He played college football at the University of Southern California and had a NCAA record 302 yards from interceptions in 1974.[2]


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