At Stanford: Now in his fourth season in the Cardinal football program after walking on in 1996, Charley will play his fourth position ... He was moved to flanker during spring practice and is expected to play a reserve role there in 1999 ... He played running back in 1996, strong safety in 1997 and cornerback in '98.
The 1998 Season: A reserve cornerback saw limited playing time ... Recorded one tackle.
The 1997 Season: Did not play in '97 as a reserve strong safety.
The 1996 Season: Redshirted the '96 season.
In High School: Competed in football, swimming, track and ice hockey while attending Homestead High School in Wisconsin ... All-State swim team in 1996 ... State track sectional qualifier as a junior in the 4x400m and as a senior in the 800m run ... Captain of track and football teams ... Three-year varsity football letterman ... Played running back and was the team's long snapper before moving to free safety and quarterback ... Punts left-footed ... As an option quarterback in '94 and '95, he led Homestead to its first repeat championships in the Milwaukee North Shore Conference ... Ran for 11 TDs and threw for five more in '95, completing 45-of-104 for 901 yards ... Team MVP in 1995 ... Named to National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1995 ... Selected to the All-State Scholar-Athlete team in '95 ... President of National Honor Society ... Class Valedictorian ... Active in T.L.C. (Team Leaders that Care) program.
Personal Information: Industrial Engineering major ... Father, Rich ('66-68), and uncles Rob and Randy ('73-76) all played football at Northwestern University ... Randy Dean played quarterback with the New York Giants ('77-79) and Green Bay Packers (1980) ... Grandfather was a longtime official in the Big-10 Conference, refereeing two Rose Bowls and NCAA men's basketball Final Fours.