Glenn Foley

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Glenn Foley
No. 14, 4, 13
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-10-10) October 10, 1970 (age 45)
Place of birth: Woburn, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Boston College
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TDINT: 12–16
Yards: 2,469
Passer rating: 67.2
Stats at

Glenn Foley (born October 10, 1970) is a former American football quarterback. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Jets from 1994 to 1998 and the Seattle Seahawks in 1999 and in the Arena Football League with the New Jersey Gladiators in 2002.[1]

Foley worked at Sports Radio 950 AM in Philadelphia from August 2006 [2] until March 2008 when WPEN joined ESPN Radio.[3]

Early life[edit]

Foley played high school football at Cherry Hill High School East in his hometown of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.[4]

Boston College[edit]

Foley attended Boston College and played for the Boston College Eagles football team. In 1993, he led the Eagles in a 31–3 upset victory over Notre Dame in the 1994 Carquest Bowl. To finish the season, he received 180 votes for the Heisman Trophy, finishing in fifth place.[5]

  • 1990: 182/349 for 2,189 yards with 11 TD vs 21 INT
  • 1991: 153/298 for 2,222 yards with 21 TD vs 17 INT
  • 1992: 146/265 for 2,231 yards with 15 TD vs 12 INT
  • 1993: 222/363 for 3,397 yards with 25 TD vs 10 INT

NFL career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Foley was selected in the seventh round of the 1994 NFL Draft and played sporadically for the Jets from 1994 to 1998. From 1996 to 1998 he threw for 2,013 yards with 10 TD vs 14 INT during that three-season span.[6]

Foley was traded to the Seattle Seahawks in 1999.[7]

Coaching career[edit]

Foley was camp director at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania.[7] Foley resigned from his position as head football coach at Valley Forge Military Academy in April 2011.[8] He is currently working as quarterbacks coach for Football University (FBU).

New York Sharks[edit]

As of 2011 Foley was named the Director of Football Operations of the New York Sharks, a professional women's football team with the Women's Football Alliance. The Sharks are the longest-running and winningest team in women's football history with three conference titles (2002, 2003, 2004 IWFL East), six division titles (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 IWFL), and one championship title (2002 IWFL).

Personal life[edit]

Foley's father, Ed, Sr., was a quarterback for Boston College from 1963 to 1965. His brother, Ed, Jr. is the current recruiting coordinator for the Temple Owls and was the head coach of the Fordham Rams from 2004 to 2005. Another brother, Kevin, played at the University of Maryland, College Park and Boston University.[9]

Foley has three children with his first wife, and another child with his second wife.[7] They resides in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.


  1. ^ Gladiators sign Glenn Foley, AFL Press Release. Accessed May 15, 2009.
  2. ^ Greater Media, Inc. - Greater Media's Sports Talk 950 WPEN Signs former NFL Quarterback Glenn Foley to be On-Air in Philly
  3. ^ WPEN to carry ESPN radio shows | Philadelphia Inquirer | 03/19/2008
  4. ^ Glenn Foley, database Football. Accessed December 11, 2007.
  5. ^ Vega, Michael (October 24, 2003). "Till the echoes ring again". Boston Globe. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Glenn Foley College & Pro Football Statistics -". Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c Parziale, James (October 10, 2009). "Former Jets quarterback Glenn Foley is back from the darkness". New York Daily News. Retrieved June 30, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Glenn Foley resigns as Valley Forge coach". philly-archives. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  9. ^ Nakamura, David (September 21, 1994). "Terrapins Reward Foley With Start At Quarterback". The Washington Post.