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Born(1936-08-07)August 7, 1936
Caldwell, TX
DiedJanuary 7, 1994(1994-01-07) (aged 57)
Position(s)Defensive back
CollegeCompton Community College
AFL Draft1960
Jersey #(s)27
Career highlights
TSN All-AFL1961
AFL All-Star1961
Honors*American Football League
Champion, 1963
Records*Most interception yards (349), season (1961)
  • Most interception yards, (177), game (1961)
  • Statistics
    * Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
  • Teams
    1960
    1961-1964
    AFL Los Angeles Chargers
    AFL San Diego Chargers

    Charles Edis McNeil (August 7, 1936 in Caldwell, Texas – July 1, 1994) was an American collegiate and Professional Football player. He was a defensive back who played for the American Football League's Los Angeles and San Diego Chargers. He played in four of the first five AFL Championship games (1960, 1961, 1963, and 1964), and was a member of the Chargers' 1963 AFL Championship team, an All-AFL player in 1961, and an AFL Western Division All-Star in 1961. He held the Professional Football record for 43 years, for the most interception yardage (349) in one season (1961), and most inteception yards (177) in one game (also in 1961). The one-game record still stands. McNeil is the father of professional tennis player Lori McNeil.

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    born 8/8/1936

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