|This Day in Georgia History: March 6th |
Dawg Post takes a look back on what happened on this day in Georgia history.
Mar 6, 2015
|Photographing Orson Charles |
Dawg Post's Dean Legge talks about an image captured of Orson Charles vs. Florida in 2011.
Jul 9, 2014
|Georgia tight end Orson Charles arrested for DUI |
Mar 9, 2012
|No Gronkowski's In This Draft Class |
If teams are looking for the next Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham, they'll have to wait.
Mar 3, 2012
|Saturday Workouts Critical for Charles |
INDIANAPOLIS – Orson Charles began considering his early entry into the NFL late in his junior year.
Feb 25, 2012
|NFL Combine: Charles Talks Motivation |
Georgia junior tight end talks from the podium at the NFL Scouting combine.
Feb 24, 2012
|Charles: "MSU Looks Like an NFL team" |
TAMPA - Georgia players met with the media at the Outback Bowl.
Dec 29, 2011
|Murray , Charles Highlight Dawgs' All-SEC |
ATHENS - Six Bulldogs were selected to 1st team pre-season All-SEC units.
Jul 14, 2011
|Glass Half Full |
ATHENS - Somewhere along the way Orson Charles realized he wasn't very good at sitting still.
Jul 10, 2011
|Charles to Enter NFL Draft |
ATHENS – Georgia tight end Orson Charles will enter the NFL Draft.
Jan 11, 2011
|Date of Birth:
|2009 Scout.com HS Football Rankings (full list):|
||Pos Rank: #3
|Scout.com Player Evaluation:|
| Competitiveness |
| Speed |
| Toughness ||
|AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT|
| Blocking Ability |
| Route-Running Skills |
|A fierce competitor at the TE position, Charles play offense with a defensive mentality. Has developed into a more well-rounded TE in his new scheme, and has become a viable receiving option. Is a high-energy guy, and leads by example. Outstanding work ethic and coach-ability will get him on the field early for Special Teams and will give him a chance to contribute early on offense. Impeccable character is a bonus--Burke Hayes|
|The top tight end prospect in the greater Tampa area, Orson Charles played his junior season at Riverview High where he had 12 catches for 400 yards and three touchdowns. He transferred to Plant, where he'll play with 4-star quarterback Aaron Murray, in January. Charles says he can bench press 320-pounds, squat 450 and claims a 35-inch vertical jump.|
Charles was named co-Offensive MVP with Aaron Murray, his quarterback, in Pinellas County and first team on the All-Suncoast Team, Mobile Press Register Super Southeast 120, 4A FSWA All-State, First Team WR
Final senior (state champions) stats: 75 receptions/1,440 yds/24 total TDs (three on fumble recoveries as a defensive end.
Charles says he wants to major in constructional engineering and reports a 3.0 core GPA. He took the SAT in June and says he needs about 100 more points to qualify. No retake date set yet.
Charles: "I can catch the ball well. But I can also block good. I can create mismatch problems and I'm real physical.
"I want to work on my blocking at wide-out and improve my hands when catching. I need to open up my stride."