Cordy Glenn

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Not to be confused with Cody Glenn.
Cordy Glenn
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Glenn with the Buffalo Bills in 2014
No. 77 Buffalo Bills
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-18) September 18, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Riverdale, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 345 lb (156 kg)
Career information
High school: Riverdale (GA)
College: Georgia
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2011)
  • PFW College All-American (2010)
  • CFN Freshman All-American (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Games played: 61
Games started: 61
Player stats at NFL.com

Cordy Glenn (born September 18, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bills in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia. Glenn earned a 2010 All-American selection and was considered one of the best offensive guards of his class by NFLdraftscout.com.[1]

High school career[edit]

Glenn attended Riverdale High School, where he was a two-way lineman and a teammate of Will Rackley. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Glenn was listed as the No. 16 offensive guard prospect in the class of 2008.[2]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman, Glenn appeared in 13 games making 10 starts, and was named to College Football News′s All-Freshman First Team.

Glenn ranks tied first all-time at UGA in career starts by an offensive lineman with 50 (tied with Clint Boling), of which 28 were at left guard, 18 at left tackle and four at right guard.

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5¾ in 345 lb 35¾ in 10⅛ in 5.15 s 5.00 s 8.13 s 23½ in 7 ft 9 in 31 reps
All values from NFL Combine

Glenn was regarded by Frank Cooney of NFLDraftScout.com as the No. 2 guard available in the 2012 NFL Draft, behind David DeCastro.[3]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Glenn was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the second round (41st pick overall). Glenn became the ninth player from the University of Georgia to be drafted by the Buffalo Bills.

On September 9, 2012, Glenn started at left tackle and helped block for a rushing attack in which C.J. Spiller rushed for a career-high 169 yards against the New York Jets.[4] Glenn became first Bills rookie to start at left tackle in a season opener since 1990. (Glenn Parker) On September 16, 2012, Glenn and his offense did not allow a sack for the second straight week against the Kansas City Chiefs.[5] It was the second time in team history the offensive line held opponents to zero sacks in the first two games of a season. The last time was during the 1980 season. On November 11, 2012, Glenn was part of an offense that produced season bests of 481 total yards and a time of possession of 33:50 against the New England Patriots.[6] At the end of the 2012 season, Glenn started all 13 games he played.[7] Glenn was part of an offensive line that held opponents to 30 sacks (5th fewest in the AFC), while blocking for a rushing attack that averaged 138.6 yards per game. (2nd in the AFC.)

On November 3, 2013, Glenn started at left tackle for an offensive line that did not give up a sack or quarterback hit and blocked for a rushing attack that recorded a season-high 241 yards rushing against the Kansas City Chiefs.[8] At the end of the 2013 season, Glenn started all 16 games for the first time in his career.[7] Glenn blocked for just the second Bills running back duo in franchise history to exceed 800 yards a piece on the ground (Fred Jackson & C.J. Spiller).

At the end of the 2014 season, Glenn started all 16 games for the second time in his career.[7]

At the end of the 2015 season, Glenn started all 16 games for the third time in his career.[7]

On May 3, 2016, Glenn agreed to terms with the Bills on a five-year contract extension worth $65 million.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL Draft - 2012 OG Draft Prospects". CBSSports.com. 
  2. ^ "Offensive tackles 2008". Rivals.com. January 17, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Draft positional series: Offensive tackles, guards, centers". CBSSports.com. March 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bills vs. Jets - Game Recap - September 9, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  5. ^ "Chiefs vs. Bills - Box Score - September 16, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  6. ^ "Bills vs. Patriots - Game Summary - November 11, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Cordy Glenn". NFL.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  8. ^ "Chiefs vs. Bills - Game Summary - November 3, 2013 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  9. ^ "Source: Glenn, Bills reach 5-year, $65M extension". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 

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