Charlie Sanders

Charles Alvin Sanders
Born: August 25, 1946
Richlands, NC USA
Deceased: July 2, 2015
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Position: TE
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 225
College: Minnesota
High School: James B. Dudley (Greensboro, NC)
Career: 1968-1977
Drafted: 1968 in Round 3, #74 overall by the Detroit Lions
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007

Charlie Sanders played from 1968 to 1977 during his career with the Detroit Lions. Sanders caught 336 passes for 4,817 yards and 31 receiving touchdowns in his career.

Detroit Lions
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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968NFL Detroit Lions231.50
1969NFL Detroit Lions1-8-8.0-8 0
1973NFL Detroit Lions1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals4-6-1.50

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968NFL Detroit Lions4053313.325 1
1969NFL Detroit Lions4265615.647 3
1970NFL Detroit Lions4054413.634 6
1971NFL Detroit Lions3150216.249 5
1972NFL Detroit Lions2741615.438 2
1973NFL Detroit Lions2843315.554 2
1974NFL Detroit Lions4253212.747 3
1975NFL Detroit Lions3748613.132 3
1976NFL Detroit Lions3554515.636 5
1977NFL Detroit Lions1417012.124 1
Totals336481714.354 31

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1968NFL Detroit Lions010006
1969NFL Detroit Lions0300018
1970NFL Detroit Lions600036
1971NFL Detroit Lions500030
1972NFL Detroit Lions200012
1973NFL Detroit Lions0200012
1974NFL Detroit Lions300018
1975NFL Detroit Lions300018
1976NFL Detroit Lions500030
1977NFL Detroit Lions10006
Totals03100000000000186


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1968NFLDetroit Lions140
1969NFLDetroit Lions140
1970NFLDetroit Lions140
1971NFLDetroit Lions130
1972NFLDetroit Lions90
1973NFLDetroit Lions140
1974NFLDetroit Lions1414
1975NFLDetroit Lions1312
1976NFLDetroit Lions1313
1977NFLDetroit Lions100

Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame 2nd team All-1970s Team

Honors

1969 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1969 - Hall of Fame All-NFL (2nd Team)
1969 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1969 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1970 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1970 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1970 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1970 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1970 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1970 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1970 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1970 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1971 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1971 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1974 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1975 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1976 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)