Date of birth : 1986-05-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-20
Claude Norman Spillman, Jr (born May 6, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American football safety for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Marshall.
One of just two undrafted free agents from the Class of 2009 to spend time on the active roster as a rookie, Spillman will look to grow from the early playing experience and increase his workload in 2010. Spillman, whose father, Claude, Sr., played football collegiately at Western Kentucky, played in a total of five games and made one start at Dallas.
TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed two-year contract, May 1, 2009.
2010: Sept. 13 at KC, led team with three special teams tackles.
2009: First-career start Dec. 13 at DAL and 3rd-down PBU in 2Q forces 42-yard FGA thatgoes WL to preserve 10-3 lead...Game Ball for season-high three STTs in Jan. 3 win vs. WAS.
COLLEGE: Invited to 2009 East-West Shrine Game...two-time second-team All-Conference USA...MU athlete of week after game-saving PBU in ’08 win over Memphis...finished career with 319 TT and three INT...played at Marshall from 2005-08...business management major.
PERSONAL: Born in Louisville, Kentucky...all-state and all-conference RB and DB at Central HS in Louisville...track letterman...has daughter, Amaya, and son, Trey.
View the full website biography of C.J. Spillman.