Charles Arbuckle

College Football Analyst

Charles Arbuckle joined ESPN as a college football analyst in 2005. He regularly appears on ESPNU programming including The Experts, #Great8, and ESPNU Film Room and in studio on Saturdays throughout college football season.  Arbuckle has also worked numerous games as an analyst on ESPN and ESPNU.

After a five-year NFL career which included stints with the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts,  Arbuckle worked on the Indianapolis Colts TV and Radio Network from 1997-2004. He was also an analyst on SportsUSA Radio Network and was the color analyst on Indiana Firebirds of the Arena Football League telecasts.

While in the NFL, Arbuckle was honored as the 1993 Man of the Year for his work in the community.  Charles graduated from UCLA where he was two-time All-American tight end for the Bruins and remains in the top-20 in receptions all-time at the school.  With the Bruins, he played in the Freedom, Aloha & Cotton Bowls.

A Texas native, Arbuckle currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children. He remains involved in the community, as an active member of the NFLPA Retired Players-Charlotte chapter and formerly served on the ACT Foundation Board of Directors, which is a coalition of active and retired athletes charitable foundations and organizations.