Charlie Shaffer News & Bio


Name:Charlie Shaffer
Hometown:Chapel Hill, NC
High School:Woodberry Forest (VA)
Born:December 21, 1941
Died:March 18, 2021
Height/Weight:6-3, 194
Position:Guard
Notes:UNC Basketball/Tennis Team Captain, Morehead Scholar, Class President

Chansky’s Notebook: Charlie Shaffer - All-Time Tar Heel
Star athlete Charlie Shaffer was the original Dean Smith disciple. The Durham native died a week ago after a battle with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

Charlie Shaffer, 79, helped bring Olympics, Super Bowl to Atlanta
Charlie Shaffer was born Dec. 21, 1941, in Durham, NC, and was a star high-school quarterback. A knee injury ended his football career, but he...

Former UNC Basketball, Tennis Captain Charlie Shaffer Passes Away
Charlie Shaffer (Dec. 21, 1941 - Mar. 18, 2021) was awarded the Morehead Scholarship to UNC where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was elected...


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