Charles Benjamin Rogers was a professional American Football player. Although there are many ups and downs for him, he had got his recognition of football. Let us take a close look into his Biography, career, personal life, allegations, and death.
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Charles Rogers was born on 23rd May 1981 in Saginaw Michigan State. He did his graduation from Saginaw High School. Right from his schooling Rogers was a letterman, football player and basketball player. Charles belongs to African-American ethnicity and American Nationality. He broke so many records in football. He died on November 11th, 2019 at the age of 38.
Charles Rogers was one of the most talented players from Michigan. However, his professional career has seen so much of downfall after drug abuse. Although he had played only 15 matches in his career, he achieved many records and earned All-American honors. In 2002, he was awarded as Fred Biletnikoff Award.
Height: 6 feet 3 inches
Weight: 100 kg
Charles Rogers Personal Life
There is very little information available on Charles’s personal life and family background. He is African-American ethnicity with American nationality. He was raised by his grandparents and lost his brother to gang violence. The most interesting thing about Charles’s life is his life partner. At the time of death, Charles had no wife. However, he had fathered 8 children, 4 daughters and 4 sons from 4 different women. In interviews, he said he was single and has no plans for commitment.
Causes of death
Charles Rogers passed away on November 11, 2019. He died due to liver failure.
Controversies Charles Rogers Involved
Charles Rogers was a drug addict and it is the reason for his abandoned football career. In 2005, Rogers was suspended for 4 games for third-time violation of NFL’s abuse policy. The biggest controversy in his life is violating the drug policy and repeatedly consuming drugs at the time of the football leagues.
Charles began his professional career when Detroit Lions drafted him in 2003. His net worth before death is estimated as a net worth of $100 thousand.