COLLEGE: Appeared in all 51 games during his time at UCLA, starting every game his final two seasons. Finished his career at UCLA with 154 tackles (91 solo), 11.0 sacks (79 yards), 33.5 tackles for loss (141 yards), and a blocked punt.
2009: Finished the season ranked third with 14.0 tackles for loss, 58 tackles (34 solo), 5 passes defensed, and 1.5 sacks (17 yards).
2008: Led the team with 7.5 sacks (45 yards) and accumulated 55 tackles (32 solo) while starting all 12 games for the Bruins.
2007: Appeared in all 13 games for UCLA, making 3 starts.
2006 Saw action in all 13 games on special teams during his freshman year with the Bruins.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered in football as a linebacker at Plano (TX) West Senior HS for coach Mike Hughes.
Charlie Sanders left giant, lasting imprints with every step he took in a football career that began as a youngster in North Carolina and took him to stardom as a Hall of Fame tight end with the Detroit Lions.
Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders, whose career with the Lions organization spanned each of the last five decades, passed away Thursday after a courageous battle with cancer.
Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders passed away at the age of 68. Sanders spent 41 years as part of the Detroit Lions organization and became a Hall of Famer in 2007.
Tori Petry sits down with special teams coordinator Joe Marciano to talk about his passionate approach to coaching and the type of players he's looking to make an impact with this year on special teams.