Charles London

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Charles London
Chicago Bears
Position:Running backs coach
Personal information
Born: (1975-08-12) August 12, 1975 (age 43)
Dunwoody, Georgia
Career information
College:Duke University
Career history
As coach:

Charles London (born August 12, 1975) is an American football coach and former player who is currently the running backs coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

High school years[edit]

London played running back at Dunwoody High School. During his senior year, London was selected to play in the Georgia-Florida All-Star game.[1]

College career[edit]

London played running back at Duke University. He appeared 34 games during his career, with his most successful season coming in 1995. During the 1995 season, London rushed 62 times for 291 yards and 5 touchdowns.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

London started his coaching career at Duke University. He spent two years as a graduate assistant before becoming the full-time running backs coach in 2006.[2]

The Chicago Bears hired London on March 1, 2007 as an offensive quality control coach. London’s contract with the team expired after the 2009 NFL season. He joined the Philadelphia Eagles as a pro scout in 2010 and then joined the Tennessee Titans in 2011 as an offensive assistant and quality control coach.[2]

London returned to college-level coaching as Penn State University’s running backs coach under head coach Bill O’Brien. London left Penn State to join O’Brien’s coaching staff when he became the head coach of the Houston Texans during the 2014 NFL season.[3] He resigned from his position on January 2, 2018.[4]

London rejoined the Chicago Bears under Matt Nagy’s coaching staff on January 10 as the team’s running backs coach.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Duke
  2. ^ a b "Charles London". Chicago Bears. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  3. ^ Charles London, coach with Tennessee Titans, will reportedly join Bill O'Brien at Penn State | PennLive.com
  4. ^ "Texans move on from assistants Larry Izzo, John Butler, Charles London". chron.com. January 2, 2018. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  5. ^ "Report: Bears add Charles London as running backs coach". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. January 10, 2018. Retrieved January 10, 2018.