Charlie Justice News & Bio
What can we learn from UNC’s Charlie ‘Choo Choo’ Justice? Pausing sports can turn out okay
|Born:||May 18, 1924|
|Died:||October 17, 2003|
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...Sun Aug 23, 2020
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...Tue Jul 14, 2020
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...
Fri Jun 19, 2020
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...
Wed Jun 17, 2020
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...
Mon Jun 15, 2020