Charles Phillips
No. 47
Personal information
Born: (1952-12-22) December 22, 1952 (age 69)
Greenville, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Pasadena (CA) Blair
NFL Draft:1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Charles Phillips (born November 22, 1952) is a retired American football safety.

Professional career

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

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


  1. ^ "Charlie Phillips Stats |".
  2. ^ "Tennessee Football Notes - Vanderbilt Game - University of Tennessee Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2016-05-26. Retrieved 2009-05-13.