|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
Weight 86 kg
College: University of Arizona
Education University of Arizona
|Name Charles McKee|
Positions Wide receiver
Role American football player
|High school: Phoenix Union High School|
NFL draft: 1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52
Charles Mckee is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League and the World Football League. He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round (52nd overall) of the 1972 NFL Draft. He also played for the Detroit Wheels. He played college football at the University of Arizona.
- Early years
- Dallas Cowboys
- New England Patriots
- Detroit Wheels (WFL)
- Denver Broncos
- New York Jets
He attended the University of Arizona, where he finished his career with 85 receptions, 1,652 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns.
As a senior, he was a co-captain and the team's deep threat. He finished the year with 43 receptions for 854 receiving yards (205 yards against Oregon State University) and 5 touchdowns. He also played in the Senior Bowl.
In the 1972 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys had two second round draft choices, with the second choice (52nd overall) they selected McKee, whose nickname was "Earl the Pearl".
He had a disappointing training camp and was waived before the season started.
New England Patriots
In 1972 he was signed by the New England Patriots, but was released on September 12 and spent the rest of the season on their taxi squad. The next year, he was released before the season started.
Detroit Wheels (WFL)
In 1974, he was signed by the Detroit Wheels of the World Football League. After finishing in last place (1-13 record) that season, the league folded the team.
In 1975 he signed with the Denver Broncos but was released during the offseason.
New York Jets
After being waived, he signed with the New York Jets but was released before the start of the season.