Charlie Justice News & Bio


Name:Charlie Justice
Hometown:Asheville, NC
High School:Asheville
Born:May 18, 1924
Died:October 17, 2003
Notes:Football
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What can we learn from UNC’s Charlie ‘Choo Choo’ Justice? Pausing sports can turn out okay
For many athletes in 2020, games have been interrupted. Spring sports stopped in March due to COVID-19. North Carolina high school football won’t start until...

Podcast: The Back Story On Choo Choo Starring During WWII
Charlie Justice was a college football sensation before he even arrived to turn in the most distinguished career of any Tar Heel. What was written...

Choo Choo Justice: World War II Navy Phenom: Part III
Dr. William Friday, the UNC System president emeritus, once said that Charlie Justice was like Michael Jordan. No need to over-coach. “You just let them...

Choo Choo Justice: World War II Navy Phenom, Part II
So, how come the nickname Choo Choo? At one game a naval officer watching Charlie Justice reportedly said, “that Justice kid runs just like a...

Choo Choo Justice: World War II Navy Phenom, Part I
Who would argue against Charlie Justice as the greatest football player ever produced in the State of North Carolina? Number 22. And man-oh-man, how he...

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