Charles Bennett (defensive end, born 1963)

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Charles Bennett
No. 93
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1963-02-06) February 6, 1963 (age 61)
Alligator, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:Coahoma County
NFL draft:1985 / Round: 7 / Pick: 190
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Charles Anthony Bennett (born February 9, 1963) is an American former professional football player who was a defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. Bennett was selected by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 1985 NFL Draft.[1][2][3] He played one game for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1985,[4] and played three games for Miami in 1987.[5]

Bennett met his wife, Patricia (née Phaneuf), when he was playing in Saskatchewan.[4] Their son Anthony became a CFL defensive lineman.[6]


  1. ^ "1985 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  2. ^ "Charles Bennett Stats". Retrieved October 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Charles Bennett, DE". Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Barnes, Dan (March 28, 2023). "Bennett's family ties run deep in Regina". Montreal Gazette. p. N10. Retrieved November 23, 2023. Open access icon
  5. ^ "UL Lafayette's Tillman taken in Second Round of 2003 NFL Draft". Sun Belt Conference. April 26, 2003. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  6. ^ Hobson, Russ (May 2, 2023). "Blue Bombers draft defensive end Anthony Bennett with 8th overall pick". Global News. Retrieved November 23, 2023.