John Charles

John James Charles
Born: May 9, 1944
Newark, NJ USA
Deceased: June 18, 2019
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
College: Purdue
High School: Linden (NJ)
Career: 1967-1974
Drafted: 1967 in Round 1, #21 overall by the Boston Patriots

John Charles played from 1967 to 1974 during his career with the Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings. Charles intercepted 16 passes for 309 yards in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967AFL Boston Patriots13535.035 1
1968AFL Boston Patriots12929.029 0
1969AFL Boston Patriots44611.525 1
1970NFL Minnesota Vikings12525.025 0
1971NFL Houston Oilers59418.851 0
1972NFL Houston Oilers263.00
1973NFL Houston Oilers27437.039 0
AFL611018.335 2
NFL1019919.951 0
Totals1630919.351 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1969AFL Boston Patriots00100
1971NFL Houston Oilers001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1967AFL Boston Patriots10006
1969AFL Boston Patriots10006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1967AFLBoston Patriots140
1968AFLBoston Patriots1211
1969AFLBoston Patriots1313
1970NFLMinnesota Vikings80
1971NFLHouston Oilers140
1972NFLHouston Oilers130
1973NFLHouston Oilers40
1974NFLHouston Oilers10