Chuck Carney

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Chuck Carney
All-American Chuck Carney.png
College Illinois
Conference Big Ten
Sport Basketball
Position Forward
Nationality American
Born August 25, 1900
Chicago, Illinois
Died September 5, 1984 (aged 84)
Manchester, New Hampshire
High school Evanston
Evanston, Illinois
Chuck Carney
Date of birth: August 25, 1900
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: September 5, 1984(1984-09-05) (aged 84)
Place of death: Manchester, New Hampshire
Career information
Position(s): DE
College: University of Illinois

Charles "Chuck" Carney (August 25, 1900 – September 5, 1984) was an American football and basketball player. As an end and receiver, he played football for the University of Illinois from 1918-1921. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1966.[1] Carney was also a two-time All-American (1920, 1922) member of the University of Illinois men's basketball team from 1920-1922.[2][3] He was elected to the Illini Men's Basketball All-Century Team in January 2005. Carney became the first Big Ten athlete to be named a football and basketball All-American. He was named Helms Foundation National Player of the Year for basketball in 1922.

After leaving Illinois, Carney served as end coach at Northwestern, Wisconsin, and Harvard before entering the investment banking business as a New York Stock Exchange representative for the firm of Dominick and Dominick.