|Born:||September 13, 1945|
|Position(s)||Defensive End & Offensive Guard|
|1967||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|1972–78||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star||1978|
|Awards||1973 - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player|
A graduate of Shaw University, Brandon started his career playing one game for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1967. He then spent 3 seasons in the Continental Football League playing for the semi-pro Norfolk Neptunes. He returned to Canada and began a 7-year stay in Ottawa, where he was a part of the feared "Capital Punishment" defensive unit. He won two Grey Cups and in his final season switched to offensive guard, and was an all-star. He was the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player in 1973.
- Capital Region Football: Ottawa Rough Riders all-time roster Archived March 3, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
- Winnipeg Blue Bombers Alumni all-time roster Archived 2012-04-01 at the Wayback Machine
- "Booster Club of the Continental Football League". Archived from the original on 2016-04-06. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
- Team Retro Profile: Ottawa Rough Riders
- CFLAPEDIA entry: Charlie Brandon