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Charles Godfrey
CB #30
Height:
5-11
Weight:
210
Age:
28
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Baytown, Texas
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 359 280 79 3.0 0 33 11 179 -- 38 1 7 3
2014 CAR 4 0 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CAR 2 2 10 8 2 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 CAR 15 15 69 44 25 0.0 0 6 2 9 4.5 9 1 0 1
2011 CAR 14 14 84 66 18 1.0 -- 7 2 30 15 21 0 1 --
2010 CAR 16 16 84 70 14 0.0 -- 8 5 112 22.4 38 0 1 --
2009 CAR 12 11 45 35 10 0.0 -- 5 1 12 12 12 0 4 --
2008 CAR 16 16 61 52 9 1.0 -- 5 1 16 16 16 0 1 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @TB W 20-14 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DET W 24-7 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 PIT L 19-37 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @BAL L 10-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured right Achilles tendon by Carolina (9/17/13)...Signed to contract extension by Carolina (9/10/11)...Selected by Carolina in the third round (67th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft (4/27/08).

GP/GS
Career (75/74) [1/1]; 2013 (2/2); 2012 (15/15); 2011 (14/14); 2010 (16/16); 2009 (12/11); 2008 (16/16) [1/1].

2013
Started the first two games at free safety...Suffered a torn right Achilles tendon at Buffalo (9/15) and was placed on injured reserve (9/17)...Posted nine tackles, one sack and two passes defensed...Vs. Seattle (9/8): Blitzed Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson for a 13-yard sack.

2012
Started 15 games with 12 starts at strong safety and three at free safety for Carolina...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown...Registered 77 tackles, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed...Contributed to unit that ranked 10th in the NFL in total defense...Started the first 12 games at strong safety...Did not play versus Atlanta (12/9) because of a back injury...Moved to free safety for the last three games following a season-ending injury to Haruki Nakamura...Vs. New Orleans (9/16): Stepped in front of a Drew Brees pass for an interception and returned it nine yards for his first ever touchdown...Marked the shortest interception return for a touchdown in team history...Vs. Denver (11/11): Recovered a fumble by Broncos running back Willis McGahee...At New Orleans (12/30): Picked off a pass by Brees...Takeaway led to a touchdown.

2011
Started 14 games at strong safety for Carolina...Ranked second on the team with 100 tackles...Notched one sack, one forced fumble, two interceptions and five passes defensed...Made five special teams tackles...Inactive with a concussion versus Jacksonville (9/25) and with a shoulder injury versus Tampa Bay (12/24)...At Chicago (10/2): Gathered a team-high nine tackles...Intercepted a pass by Bears quarterback Jay Cutler...At Detroit (11/20): Picked off Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in the end zone to stop a potential scoring drive...Panthers converted takeaway into a field goal...At Indianapolis (11/27): Blitz produced a six-yard sack of Colts quarterback Curtis Painter and forced fumble on the same play...At Tampa Bay (12/4): Led the Panthers with 11 tackles.

2010
Started all 16 games at strong safety for Carolina...Led the Panthers with five interceptions to go along with four passes defensed...Ranked third on the team with a career-high 104 tackles in addition to having four quarterback pressures...Five interceptions represented the most by a Panthers player since Chris Gamble with seven and Ken Lucas with six in 2005...Contributed to defense that ranked seventh in the NFL in average yards per play...Recorded four special teams tackles...Vs. New York Giants (9/12): Intercepted Giants quarterback Eli Manning twice...Marked the 18th time in team history that a player registered two thefts in one game...Vs. Cincinnati (9/21): Picked off a pass by Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer and returned it a career-long 38 yards...Vs. Chicago (10/10): Pilfered Bears quarterback Todd Collins for an interception and brought it back 24 yards to set up a field goal...At Seattle (12/5): Thwarted a Seahawks scoring opportunity with a heist of a pass by Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck deep in Carolina territory at the 13-yard line.

2009
Played in 12 games with 11 starts at free safety...Inactive for four games with an injured right hand...Posted 50 tackles, one interception, four passes defensed and four forced fumbles...Responsible for four takeaways in the final six games...Key member of defense that finished fourth in the NFL in pass defense, eighth in total defense and ninth in scoring defense and recorded 18 takeaways in the final six games...At Atlanta (9/20): Stripped the ball from Falcons running back Michael Turner to force a fumble that was recovered by the Panthers at their eight-yard line...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/6): Intercepted Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman and returned theft 12 yards to set up a field goal...At New England (12/13): Caused a fumble by Patriots running back Sammy Morris that was recovered by the Panthers at their 14-yard line...Vs. Minnesota (12/20): Forced a fumble by Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice that was recovered by teammate Chris Harris...Vs. New Orleans (1/3): Knocked the ball away from Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem to create a turnover, which led to a field goal.

2008
Became first rookie in team history to start all 16 games at safety...Recorded 78 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, one interception and seven passes defensed...Contributed five tackles on special teams...At Minnesota (9/21): Sacked Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte for an eight-yard loss in the first quarter...Vs. Arizona (10/26): Changed the game's momentum when he stopped Cardinals tight end Jerame Tuman short of a first down on a fake field goal attempt in the second quarter...Vs. Detroit (11/16): Recovered a fumble by Lions tight end Michael Gaines in the second quarter...Intercepted Lions quarterback Daunte Culpepper for his first career interception in the fourth quarter...At Atlanta (11/23): Recovered fumble by Falcons wide receiver Roddy White...Vs. Denver (12/14): Forced fumble by Denver running back Selvin Young in the second quarter...NFC Divisional Playoffs Vs. Arizona (1/10): Started at free safety and posted seven tackles.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games with 28 starts at Iowa...Made 25 starts at cornerback, two at strong safety and one at free safety...Produced 193 tackles, seven interceptions, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...2007 (Sr.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Started all 12 games at cornerback...Led the Hawkeyes and finished third in the conference with five interceptions, the most by an Iowa player since 2003...Did not allow any touchdown catches...Recorded 65 tackes and a team-high nine passes defensed...2006 (Jr.): Started all 13 games at cornerback...Ranked first among the team's defensive backs and third on the squad with 83 tackles...Posted two interceptions, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...2005 (So.): Named the Hawkeyes Reggie Roby Special Teams Player of the Year...Played in 11 games with three starts...Started two games at strong safety and one at free safety...Registered 35 tackles and one forced fumble...2004 (Fr.): Played in 11 games...Gathered 10 tackles and two fumble recoveries.

PERSONAL
Attended Robert E. Lee HS in Baytown, Texas...Majored in health and sport studies at Iowa.

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured right Achilles tendon by Carolina (9/17/13)...Signed to contract extension by Carolina (9/10/11)...Selected by Carolina in the third round (67th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft (4/27/08).

GP/GS
Career (75/74) [1/1]; 2013 (2/2); 2012 (15/15); 2011 (14/14); 2010 (16/16); 2009 (12/11); 2008 (16/16) [1/1].

2013
Started the first two games at free safety...Suffered a torn right Achilles tendon at Buffalo (9/15) and was placed on injured reserve (9/17)...Posted nine tackles, one sack and two passes defensed...Vs. Seattle (9/8): Blitzed Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson for a 13-yard sack.

2012
Started 15 games with 12 starts at strong safety and three at free safety for Carolina...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown...Registered 77 tackles, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed...Contributed to unit that ranked 10th in the NFL in total defense...Started the first 12 games at strong safety...Did not play versus Atlanta (12/9) because of a back injury...Moved to free safety for the last three games following a season-ending injury to Haruki Nakamura...Vs. New Orleans (9/16): Stepped in front of a Drew Brees pass for an interception and returned it nine yards for his first ever touchdown...Marked the shortest interception return for a touchdown in team history...Vs. Denver (11/11): Recovered a fumble by Broncos running back Willis McGahee...At New Orleans (12/30): Picked off a pass by Brees...Takeaway led to a touchdown.

2011
Started 14 games at strong safety for Carolina...Ranked second on the team with 100 tackles...Notched one sack, one forced fumble, two interceptions and five passes defensed...Made five special teams tackles...Inactive with a concussion versus Jacksonville (9/25) and with a shoulder injury versus Tampa Bay (12/24)...At Chicago (10/2): Gathered a team-high nine tackles...Intercepted a pass by Bears quarterback Jay Cutler...At Detroit (11/20): Picked off Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in the end zone to stop a potential scoring drive...Panthers converted takeaway into a field goal...At Indianapolis (11/27): Blitz produced a six-yard sack of Colts quarterback Curtis Painter and forced fumble on the same play...At Tampa Bay (12/4): Led the Panthers with 11 tackles.

2010
Started all 16 games at strong safety for Carolina...Led the Panthers with five interceptions to go along with four passes defensed...Ranked third on the team with a career-high 104 tackles in addition to having four quarterback pressures...Five interceptions represented the most by a Panthers player since Chris Gamble with seven and Ken Lucas with six in 2005...Contributed to defense that ranked seventh in the NFL in average yards per play...Recorded four special teams tackles...Vs. New York Giants (9/12): Intercepted Giants quarterback Eli Manning twice...Marked the 18th time in team history that a player registered two thefts in one game...Vs. Cincinnati (9/21): Picked off a pass by Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer and returned it a career-long 38 yards...Vs. Chicago (10/10): Pilfered Bears quarterback Todd Collins for an interception and brought it back 24 yards to set up a field goal...At Seattle (12/5): Thwarted a Seahawks scoring opportunity with a heist of a pass by Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck deep in Carolina territory at the 13-yard line.

2009
Played in 12 games with 11 starts at free safety...Inactive for four games with an injured right hand...Posted 50 tackles, one interception, four passes defensed and four forced fumbles...Responsible for four takeaways in the final six games...Key member of defense that finished fourth in the NFL in pass defense, eighth in total defense and ninth in scoring defense and recorded 18 takeaways in the final six games...At Atlanta (9/20): Stripped the ball from Falcons running back Michael Turner to force a fumble that was recovered by the Panthers at their eight-yard line...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/6): Intercepted Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman and returned theft 12 yards to set up a field goal...At New England (12/13): Caused a fumble by Patriots running back Sammy Morris that was recovered by the Panthers at their 14-yard line...Vs. Minnesota (12/20): Forced a fumble by Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice that was recovered by teammate Chris Harris...Vs. New Orleans (1/3): Knocked the ball away from Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem to create a turnover, which led to a field goal.

2008
Became first rookie in team history to start all 16 games at safety...Recorded 78 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, one interception and seven passes defensed...Contributed five tackles on special teams...At Minnesota (9/21): Sacked Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte for an eight-yard loss in the first quarter...Vs. Arizona (10/26): Changed the game's momentum when he stopped Cardinals tight end Jerame Tuman short of a first down on a fake field goal attempt in the second quarter...Vs. Detroit (11/16): Recovered a fumble by Lions tight end Michael Gaines in the second quarter...Intercepted Lions quarterback Daunte Culpepper for his first career interception in the fourth quarter...At Atlanta (11/23): Recovered fumble by Falcons wide receiver Roddy White...Vs. Denver (12/14): Forced fumble by Denver running back Selvin Young in the second quarter...NFC Divisional Playoffs Vs. Arizona (1/10): Started at free safety and posted seven tackles.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games with 28 starts at Iowa...Made 25 starts at cornerback, two at strong safety and one at free safety...Produced 193 tackles, seven interceptions, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...2007 (Sr.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Started all 12 games at cornerback...Led the Hawkeyes and finished third in the conference with five interceptions, the most by an Iowa player since 2003...Did not allow any touchdown catches...Recorded 65 tackes and a team-high nine passes defensed...2006 (Jr.): Started all 13 games at cornerback...Ranked first among the team's defensive backs and third on the squad with 83 tackles...Posted two interceptions, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...2005 (So.): Named the Hawkeyes Reggie Roby Special Teams Player of the Year...Played in 11 games with three starts...Started two games at strong safety and one at free safety...Registered 35 tackles and one forced fumble...2004 (Fr.): Played in 11 games...Gathered 10 tackles and two fumble recoveries.

PERSONAL
Attended Robert E. Lee HS in Baytown, Texas...Majored in health and sport studies at Iowa.

 

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