Charles Tillman inspires Chicago Public School students

Charles Tillman isn’t perfect. He’ll be the first one to tell you that. He’s proud of his many professional accomplishments, most notably his NFL Man of the Year award, given to a player who excels on and off the field. But Charles was very forthcoming in sharing his shortcomings because ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman surprises students at Stony Point Elementary School

In November, a counselor at Stony Point Elementary School had an idea. They wanted to get a copy of The Middle School Rules of Charles “Peanut” Tillman for every fifth grader, as they prepare to transition to middle school. Would Tillman come and speak at the school, about an hour ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman School Challenge

Charles Tillman wants to visit your school. He and his wife Jackie are hosting a School Challenge to benefit their Cornerstone Foundation. The challenge begins now through March 31, 2016. Anyone – a teacher, parent, grandparent, neighbor – can nominate a school. Then, on behalf of that school, they can ..Continue Reading

CBN features Charles Tillman and MSR

Watch the Christian Broadcasting Network’s feature on Charles “Peanut” Tillman and The Middle School Rules. Charles discusses his faith, his daily “miracle,” the lessons he learned from his childhood, and his outlook on suffering an injury that forced him to miss the Super Bowl. Click here to see the video.

How does Charles Tillman feel about not playing in Super Bowl 50?

Throughout his illustrious NFL career, Charles Tillman racked up accomplishments that exceeded his own expectations: a pair of Pro Bowl appearances, an All-Pro selection and the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. All that was left was a Super Bowl ring. Charles fell just short of that precious ..Continue Reading

Check out the Middle School Rules animated video

This video explains why moms want their kids to read The Middle School Rules… Why mom’s (and dads) love Middle School Rules and why you migh…What do the numbers 31, 3.10 and 50 have in common? Charles Tillman! Charles is the co-author of Middle School Rules and (though injured and ..Continue Reading

What we can learn from Charles Tillman about racial profiling

  My 8-year-old son loves football, and we often play as a family in our living room. He knows he cannot physically overtake me, but he somehow thinks he can overwhelm my wife, who is 5 foot 3. “Someday, son,” she says. “But not today.” No one, in fact, would ..Continue Reading

Raffle provides chance to help kids and win Super Bowl tickets

Most people know Charles Tillman because he had a long and illustrious 12-year run with the Chicago Bears. But not as many people know he’s from Chicago. When The Middle School Rules of Charles “Peanut” Tillman came out in late 2015, Charles expressed his anger and disappointment about the violence ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman shines at All Pro Dad Breakfast

Days after undergoing knee surgery in Houston, Charles Tillman only had one request for his scheduled visit at the All Pro Dad breakfast Tuesday morning. A comfortable chair. Despite enduring post-surgery pain and needing crutches, Charles inspired dads and their kids at Smithfield Elementary School in South Charlotte. “It was amazing ..Continue Reading

Reaction to knee injury, including by Charles Tillman himself, reflective of his reputation

Injuries are inevitable in the NFL. But the third-quarter knee injury Charles Tillman suffered had many people anxious. Durable for most of his career, Charles was only able to play in 10 games in 2013 and 2014 because of injuries. Besides, he’d already been playing through a partially torn ACL ..Continue Reading