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Chuck Cecil


Charles Douglas Cecil

Inducted 2009

Date of Birth



Red Bluff, CA


University of Arizona (1984-1987)


A first-team Academic All-America selection (1987), Chuck Cecil becomes only the second Arizona player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. A consensus All-America in 1987, he was a second-teamer in 1986. Cecil was the Aloha Bowl MVP and a two-time All-Conference selection. He was named Pac-10 Defensive Back of the Year in 1987 and Pac-10 Player of the Week on three occasions. He is a recipient of the NCAA Top Six Award, the Pac-10 Conference Medal and a three-time Golden Eagle Award (3.0 GPA or better) honoree. The defensive back set school records for career passes defended (38), interceptions in a single game (four) and career interceptions (21). Drafted in the fourth round of the 1988 draft by the Green Bay Packers, Cecil spent seven seasons in the NFL with the Packers, Arizona Cardinals and Houston Oilers.


Height 6'0

Weight 184

Career Highlights

  • 1987 Academic All-America
  • 1987 All-Conference
  • 1987 Consensus All-America
  • 1987 NCAA Post Graduate Scholar
  • 1986 All-Conference
  • 1986 Second Team All-America
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