Charlie Nesser
Date of birth: 1903
Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Date of death: February 26, 1970 (aged 66–67)
Place of death: Franklin County, Ohio, United States
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Charles T. Nesser (1903 – February 26, 1970)[1] was a professional football player in the National Football League for the Columbus Panhandles. Charlie played only season, 1921, in the NFL. He was son of Ted Nesser, a member of the infamous Nesser Brothers. During the 1921 season, six of the Nessers played for the Panhandles, with Charlie being the seventh family member on the team. The 1921 team was coached by his father, Ted, who served as a player-coach. This is marked as the only father-son combination to play together in NFL history.[2]



  1. "1979 - 1970 Pro Football Necrology List". Pro Football Deaths 1970. Oldest Living Pro Football Players. 2012. Archived from the original on 2015-08-07. Retrieved 2012-06-01.
  2. Fassel's Son a Draft Prospect, New York Times, 4/11/99

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