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Charles in 2012
|No. 81 New Orleans Saints|
|Date of birth:||January 27, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Tampa, Florida|
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|High school:||Tampa (FL) Plant|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 116|
|Roster status:||Practice Squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career Template:If empty statistics as of Week 17, 2013
|Stats at NFL.com|
High school career
Charles attended Henry B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida, where he was a teammate of Aaron Murray and James Wilder. During a recruiting visit to the University of Florida in 2008, Charles accidentally dropped the school's 2006 National Championship Trophy, breaking the Waterford Crystal football.  He played in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
In his rookie season, he played all 16 games starting 6 of them. He accumulated 8 receptions for 101 yards. His longest reception was 25 yards with an average of 12.6 YPC. No TD were scored.
New Orleans Saints
On September 23, 2014, Charles was signed to the New Orleans Saints practice squad.
Shortly before the 2012 NFL draft, Charles was arrested for a DUI.
On March 31, 2014, Charles was arrested for wanton endangerment in Richmond, Kentucky. Charles was pulled over by a police officer after another driver called in a compliant that Charles had showed a gun multiple times. In February 2015 Charles pleaded guilty to wanton endangerment and will enter a diversion program.