Charles Dillon (American football)
|Date of birth:||January 30, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Ventura, California|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Edward "Charles" Dillon Jr. (born on January 30, 1986) is a former American professional football player. Dillon played his college career at Ventura College for his freshman and sophomore year, before transferring to Washington State University for junior and senior years.
Dillon went undrafted in 2008, but shortly after the draft, he received a call from the Indianapolis Colts telling him that he had been signed.
Dillon had impressed the Colts, however his season came to an end fast due to an injury. He was placed on injured reserve and was cut by Indianapolis later on that season.
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers invited Dillon to attend training camp. On September 4, 2010, Dillon was released from the Packers.
Arena Football League
In 2009, Charles decided to give arena football a try. Dillon decided to play with the Spokane Shock of the af2 (the AFL's former minor league). Dillon helped the Shock reach and win ArenaCup X with a victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers, winning 74-27.
Dillon signed with the Spokane Shock for the 2010 Arena Football League season. However, while he was on the Packers' roster during training camp, the Shock placed him on its roster as 2010 AFL league exempt.
In early 2011, Dillon re-signed with the Spokane Shock Before the season began, Dillon was traded to the Chicago Rush. Through five games with the Rush, Dillon caught 28 passes for 358 yards and six touchdowns.