Charlie West
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Personal information
Born: (1946-08-31) August 31, 1946 (age 76)
Big Spring, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
INT yards:276
Return yards:3,226
Return touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Charlie West (born August 31, 1946, in Big Spring, Texas) is a former safety who played for three National Football League teams. He played in Super Bowl IV as a member of the Minnesota Vikings. He also still holds the University of Texas El Paso career record of 19 interceptions, including a school record four in one game. Today, he presently lives near New York City and coaches the Carmel High School football team in New York, serving as the defensive coordinator. West returned kicks and punts for the Minnesota Vikings, and still holds the team's record for longest punt return. On November 3, 1968, playing the Washington Redskins, West returned a Mike Bragg punt 98 yards for a touchdown.[1]


  1. ^ "Minnesota Vikings 2017 Media Guide, page 235" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 28, 2017. Retrieved December 28, 2017.