2009: Brown returns for his second season as the starting left offensive tackle as a senior in 2009.
2008: Brown started all season at left offensive tackle and did a commendable job as a junior in 2008. He made 2008 All-Pac-10 honorable mention.
2007: Brown appeared in 9 games (all but Arizona, Oregon, California, Arizona State) as a backup offensive tackle and on special teams as a sophomore in 2007. He even started the Idaho opener at right tackle. He sprained his ankle prior to the Arizona game and sat out that contest.
2006: Brown was a backup left offensive tackle and played on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2006. He appeared in all 13 games in 2006, including 4 games when he saw brief action at tackle (Arkansas, Stanford, Oregon, UCLA)
2005: Brown redshirted as a freshman tight end in 2005, his first year at USC. He was switched to offensive tackle from tight end in the middle of the 2005 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a 2004 Super Prep All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Tom Lemming All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best of the Rest, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, All-CIF Division VIII and Los Angeles Times All-San Gabriel Valley Lineman of the Year selection as a senior two-way lineman and tight end at Diamond Ranch High in Pomona (Calif.). He had 15 receptions and 2 touchdowns in 2004.
He was an All-League second teamer as a 2003 junior and an All-League first teamer as a 2002 sophomore.
PERSONAL: He's a social science psychology major at USC.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: USC head coach Pete Carroll: "Charles is capable of being a big-time left tackle."