Welcome to "Throwback Player of the Week," where I drop a retrospective (sometimes), and highlights (always) on some of my favorite players in CFB history.
Whenever I think about Jamaal Charles, I remember this video:
Jamaal Charles showing off his ball security technique with a pair of burnt orange patent leather Air Force 1's pic.twitter.com/8PKA0tGcbi— Colton Denning (@Dubsco) June 10, 2019
This, just like everything else about Jamaal Charles, was fun. The running style. The quick cuts and vision. The outlandishly stupid speed. From his days at Texas to his dominance in the NFL with the Chiefs, it was a joy to watch Charles with the ball in his hands. You don't have to be a football expert to see that some players just move differently than everyone else on the field, and he was one of those guys. He's the type of player who was obviously great, but is even better than you remember when you actually go back and watch him again: