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Orson Charles
H-B #80
Height:
6-3
Weight:
254
Age:
23
College:
Georgia
Hometown:
Tampa, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

REC
1
YDS
4
AVG
4
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 9 109 12.1 25 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CIN 13 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CIN 16 6 8 101 12.6 25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

    Fourth-round pick from 2012 draft has played in 31 of the Bengals’ 34 games the last two seasons, including both postseason games ... Switched from TE to H-back for 2013 ... Played in 13 games, primarily on special teams, and had one catch for eight yards ... Played in every game in 2012, with eight catches for 101 yards.
Fourth-round pick from 2012 draft has played in 31 of the Bengals’ 34 games the last two seasons, including both postseason games ... Switched from TE to H-back for 2013 ... Played in 13 games, primarily on special teams, and had one catch for eight yards ... Played in every game in 2012, with eight catches for 101 yards.

    Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in fourth round of 2012 NFL Draft (116th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-12-12.

    2013 highlights: Played in Games 1, 3-12 and 15-16, with one catch for eight yards, and logged nine special teams tackles (fifth on team) ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles Nov. 10 at Baltimore ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... Recorded first reception of season for eight yards in season finale on Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore, seeing increased offensive action due to injuries to tight ends Jermaine Gresham and Tyler Eifert ...Started (no statistics) along with Gresham in Wild Card playoff on 1-5-14 vs. San Diego ... Inactive (coaches’ decision) for Games 2 and 13-14.

    2012: Played in all 16 games, with six starts as second TE (Games 1, 6, 10-11 and 15-16), plus start as second TE in Wild Card playoff ... Totaled eight receptions for 101 yards ... Had leaping 25-yard catch between two defenders early in fourth quarter Sept. 23 at Washington, helping set up Bengals TD ... Had 19-yard catch Nov. 11 vs. N.Y. Giants ... Two-for-14 receiving Nov. 25 vs. Oakland ... On Dec. 9 vs. Dallas, had 17-yard reception to convert third-and-one, and also had 10-yard return on squib kickoff ... Played in all four preseason games, logging three catches for 36 yards.

    College: Played three seasons (2009-11) at Georgia, entering NFL draft after his junior campaign ... Saw action in 40 games, with 26 of his 29 starts coming his last two seasons ... Caught 94 passes for 1370 yards and 10 TDs ... Started every game in ’11 as Georgia went 10-4 with Outback Bowl loss to Michigan State ... Posted career-best totals for receptions (45), receiving yards (574) and TDs (five) ... Blocked a punt in a win over Vanderbilt and aided rushing attack that averaged 164.0 yards per game ... First-team All-SEC nods in ’11 from Associated Press, ESPN.com and SEC coaches ... Led all TEs at 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with 35 reps in bench press.

    Personal: Hometown is Tampa, Fla. ... Played his first three prep seasons at Riverview (Fla.) High School, and transferred to Plant High School in Tampa for his senior year ... Started at both TE and DE in 2008 as Plant finished second in the state with 14-1 record, and his contributions on offense included 75 receptions for 1421 yards and 21 TDs ... As a senior at Plant, rated by Rivals.com as second-best receiver and seventh-best prospect in Florida ... Sociology major at Georgia, earning Academic Honor Roll honors from SEC and Georgia athletic director’s office in each of his three Bulldog seasons ... Enjoys playing pool, bowling and fishing.

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