Charles Flowers

College Career

University of Mississippi (1957-1959)

• All-American, All-South fullback (’59)

• All-SEC (’58, ‘59)

• Finished 5th in Heisman Trophy balloting (’59)

• Academic All-American (’59)

• Academic All-SEC (’58, ‘59)

• SEC rushing leader, 141 carries, 733 yards, 5.2 yard averaged (’59)

• SEC Team of the Decade (’59)

• Sugar Bowl All-Time Team (’55-’62 era)

• Ole Miss Team of the Century (1993)

• Inducted National Football Foundation Hall of Fame (1999)


Pro Football Career

San Diego Chargers (1960-1961)
New York Jets (1962)


Did You Know?

LSU’s Billy Cannon may have won the Heisman Trophy in 1959, but he was only the runner-up in Southeastern Conference rushing and scoring. Charlie Flowers, a bruising runner, led the league in both.

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