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|Date of birth:July 16, 1972|
|Place of birth: Humble, Texas|
|High school: Houston (TX) Nimitz|
|College: Texas A&M|
|NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12|
|Debuted in 1994 for the New York Jets|
|Last played in 2008 for the New Orleans Saints|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Aaron Devone Glenn (born July 16, 1972) is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) for fifteen seasons. He played college football for Texas A&M University, and received All-American accolades. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft, and he also played professionally for the Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints of the NFL. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro.
Glenn was born in Humble, Texas. He played youth football in the Humble Area Football League. He attended Nimitz High School in Houston, Texas, where he was a four-year letterman for the Nimitz Cougars high school football team.
Glenn first attended Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, where as a sophomore, he won all-conference and junior college All-America honors, after posting two interceptions, 60 tackles, and 15 pass deflections.
Glenn then transferred to Texas A&M University, where he played for the Texas A&M Aggies football team in 1992 and 1993. As a junior in 1992, he was the Southwest Conference (SWC) Newcomer of the Year and a first-team All-Southwest Conference selection. As a senior in 1993, he was recognized as a first-team All-SWC selection and a consensus first-team All-American.
New York Jets
The New York Jets took Glenn with the twelfth pick in the 1994 NFL Draft, and he played his first eight seasons in the NFL with the Jets, from 1994 to 2001. In 1996, Glenn set the team record for longest interception return with a 100-yard touchdown against the Miami Dolphins.
Glenn was acquired by the Houston Texans through the 2002 NFL Expansion Draft. He would then spend three seasons with the Texans before his release after the 2004 season. He and teammate Gary Walker became the first Texans to reach the NFL Pro Bowl in 2002.
Glenn played for the Jaguars in the 2007 season. He started four games.
New Orleans Saints
Glenn signed with the New Orleans Saints on April 7, 2008.
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After 5 seasons away from the Texans, on July 28, 2010, Glenn signed a one day contract with the Texans so he could retire as a Texan.
As of 2012, Glenn has held the position of General Manager with the Houston Stallions of the Texas Lone Star Football League, an indoor league comprising exclusively teams from Texas.
In June 2012, it was announced that Glenn was hired by his former team, the New York Jets, as a personnel scout.
On May 18, 2014, Glenn was named the assistant defensive backs coach for the Cleveland Browns.
- National Football League, Historical Players, Aaron Glenn. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
- databaseFootball.com, Players, Aaron Glenn. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
- Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 1994 National Football League Draft. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
- Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Aaron Glenn. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
- "Reed rumbles 108 yards for NFL record | Longest interception returns by team". Pro Football Hall of Fame. November 24, 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- "Aaron Glenn Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 23 April 2014.