Winter 2022 magazine

Former NFL cornerback Charles Tillman shares his journey of faith and sports

Charles Tillman played 13 seasons in the NFL with the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers. He was the 2013 recipient of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.

The two-time Pro Bowler played in Super Bowl XLI with the Bears against the Indianapolis Colts, where he contributed 11 tackles in the losing effort.

In 2016, he retired from the NFL and in February of 2018, he graduated from the FBI’s Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Charles is a follower of Jesus Christ and shared his Christian journey on The Increase.

This is his story.

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