Former Chicago Bear Charles Tillman Is Now An FBI Agent
Known for the "Peanut Punch" and a boatload of interceptions during his career, Charles "Peanut" Tillman will now spend his time running down bad guys.
Tillman, who received the NFL’s Salute to Service award in 2012 and the Walter Payton Man of the Year award in 2013, played 13 seasons in the NFL, splitting his time between the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers.
From Fox News:
Charles Tillman graduated from the FBI’s training academy and is working as an agent, the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday, citing a source. Details of Tillman’s field assignment weren’t immediately released, but the Tribune noted new agents are put in a variety of situations in order to get a feel for their new job.
The two-time Pro Bowler received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette before he was selected by the Bears in the 2003 NFL Draft. His father, Donald Tillman Jr., was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, according to the Chicago Tribune.