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Charles London

Charles London
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Running backs coach
Team Penn State
Conference Big Ten
Biographical details
Born (1975-08-12) August 12, 1975 (age 38)
Dunwoody, Georgia
Alma mater Duke University
Playing career
1994–1996 Duke
Position(s) Running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Chicago Bears (OQC)
Tennessee Titans (OA/QC)
Penn State (RB)

Charles London (born August 12, 1975) is an American college football coach and former player. He is currently the running backs coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions.

High school years

London played running back at Dunwoody High School. His senior year he was selected to play in the Georgia-Florida All-Star game.[1]

College career

London played running back at Duke University. He appeared 34 games during his career, with his most successful season coming in 1995. During the 1995 season, London rushed 62 times for 291 yards and 5 touchdowns.[1]

Coaching career

London started his coaching career at Duke University in 2004. He spent two years as a graduate assistant coach. In 2006, he became the full-time running backs coach.

On March 1, 2007, London was hired by the Chicago Bears as the offensive quality control coach.[2] While the announcement that the tenure of quality control coaches London and Luke Butkus would end came on the same day as the public learned that several Bears' offensive coaches would be fired, leading to speculation that London and Butkus were fired for performance issues, the team would later clarify that the quality control coaches were signed to contracts set to expire after the 2009/10 season, regardless of the team's final standing.[3]

Charles London has been hired by the Tennessee Titans as of 2011.[4]

On January 8, 2012, it was announced that London would join the Penn State University football program as a running backs coach.[5]


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