Chuck crushed players so brutally they had to change the rules because of him – how many players can say that? In an article his wife wrote in 2007, Chuck admits "No, I couldn't play in the National Football League today," he said. "The rules have changed." That’s because of you, sir Charles.
Cecil not only hit so hard that he not only knocked players out of the game, he also knocked himself out of a few as well. In fact, he had so many concussions he was forced to retire in ’95. So what’s ol’ #26 been up to since? Apparently, Cecil played on the Celebrity Golf Tour for a few years before getting back into the league – this time as a coach. For the last eight years, Chuck’s had a series of coaching roles with the Tennessee Titans. Word is he might even be their defensive coordinator in 2009. Along the way he had a child and married a Hollywood writer/producer, who worked on a few movies like Dogma. Not bad, Chuck. Not bad at all.
I’ll leave you with a great quote from #26, which was also in the article I referenced. "I love the game and still get excited on Sundays. I'll always have a spot in my heart for the Green Bay Packers, their fans, and Brett Favre. I was very fortunate to play in Green Bay and the NFL, bordering on the fairytale." Makes me wish we would've nabbed him somewhere along the way as one of our coaches.