Charlie Phillips (American football)

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Charles Phillips
No. 47
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1952-12-22) December 22, 1952 (age 64)
Greenville, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Pasadena (CA) Blair
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Charles Phillips (born November 22, 1952) is a retired American football safety.

Professional career[edit]

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[edit]

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