General: Developed into a key reserve and special teams players, aw well as an important senior-class leader ... Two-year letterwinner ... Played in 34 career games.
2006: Played special teams and a reserve outside linebacker position ... One tackle vs. PSU ... Credited with a forced fumble, as well as two solo tackles, at Wisconsin ... One tackle vs. Purdue ... One tackle and a pass breakup at Iowa.
2005: Played in all 12 games, mostly on special teams ... Totaled five tackles, including a career-best three solo hits at Michigan State when he was named the team's Special Teams Player of the Week.
2004: Saw action with NU's special teams ... Totaled three solo tackles, including a pair at Michigan.
2003: Played on NU's scout team.
High School: All-state and all-conference defensive back ... Ranked 87th among safeties nationally by Rivals.com and ranked as the 16th-best prospect in Oklahoma ... Southwest Fab 50 ... Tabbed Oklahoma's Defensive Back of the Year in District 4A1 ... Class 4A Oklahoma Pigskin All-Star team ... Played quarterback and receiver on offense ... Also returned punts ... Totaled 78 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries his senior season ... Averaged 18.0 yards per return on punts ... Registered 93 tackles, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a junior ... Invited to play in the Jim Thorpe All-Star Game (Oklahoma City game) ... Team went 7-5 and reached quarterfinals of state tournament ... Coached by Kenny Young.
Personal: Born Charles Campbell Black on 4/18/83 ... Son of Mike and Paula Black ... Father played football at Oklahoma (1970-74) ... Chose NU over Kansas, Stanford, SMU and Rice ... Communication studies major.
The Black File
Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
A: Howard Hughes
Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
A: The Godfather
Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
A: Better to dare greatly and fail then never to dare at all
Q: If you had to choose the best television show ever made, which one would you pick?
A: The Real World
Q: My favorite opposing stadium to play in is...
A: Ohio State
Q: The best book I have ever read is...
A: Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger
Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be...
A: Knocking a kick returner out cold causing him to fumble the football.
I would then try to scoop the ball up and score a touchdown. Since I am from Oklahoma I would hope it would happen
in a game against either Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State or Ohio State.
Q: My favorite place to visit is...
Q: The person that inspires me the most is...
A: My father
Q: My favorite food is...
A: Filet mignon
Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be...
A: Deion Sanders
Q: If you could have composed any single piece of music that already exists, what would it be?
A: Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Q: The best thing about NU is...
A: Academic excellence and the wonderful people
Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester?
A: Demetrius Eaton
Black's Career Statistics
G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR
2003 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2004 5 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
2005 12 3 2 5 0.0 0 1 0 0
2006 12 3 2 5 0.0 0 1 1 0
TOTAL 34 9 4 13 0.0 0 2 1 0