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Charles Tillman
Charles Tillman

Date of birth
Feb 23, 1981
College
Louisiana-Lafayette
Height
6-2
Weight
198 Lbs

Bio

Charles Tillman is a cornerback for the Chicago Bears. Tillman won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award which highlights an NFL player’s commitment to charity, volunteer work as well as his exceptional play on the field.

Early Life

Tillman was born on February 23, 1981 in Chicago Illinois. As the son of an army sergeant he traveled from place to place and went to several schools before graduating from Copperas Cove High School. He received All-State honors in Texas as a wide receiver. Tillman would commit to attending Louisiana-Lafayette.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

In college Tillman developed his skills as a cornerback despite being a wide receiver in high school. He was known as an above average coverage cornerback. In 2000 he was ranked first in interceptions in the NCAA’s Independent Conference and seventh across the nation with six interceptions.

Chicago Bears

Tillman was drafted in the second round of the 2003 draft. He’s played his entire NFL career with the Chicago Bears. As a two-time Pro Bowler he ranks third in Bears’ history in career interceptions and sixth among active players with 36. Tillman has also been a solid tackling defensive back with 729 career tackles. He’s very active off the field and runs a variety of charitable events. His deeds have been recognized by his teammates, he was awarded the Ed Block Courage Award for exemplifying inspiration, courage and sportsmanship.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 13-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 14-20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 15-31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-4-2014 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 28-41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-27-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Charles Tillman Placed On IR With Torn Triceps

Charles Tillman Placed On IR With Torn Triceps

by Jaclyn Driscoll

Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman is out for the season with a torn triceps muscle. The season-ending injury took place halfway through the third quarter of the Bears’ 28-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers... Read more

Bears Offseason Activity More Than Just Hype

Bears Offseason Activity More Than Just Hype

by Paul Kakert

Free agency is an exciting time for NFL fans, largely due to it’s timing during the offseason when fans are overly optimistic about the upcoming season – after all, we are all fanatics (you did know fan was short for fanatic, right?)... Read more

Bears Draft The NFL's Next Great Corner

Bears Draft The NFL's Next Great Corner

by Adam Benovic

Coming out of Virginia Tech, Kyle Fuller is a rangy prospect who has the potential to be the best corner that comes out of this draft. And that is not just his talent speaking... Read more