Glenn January

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Glenn January
Free Agent
Born: (1983-05-25) May 25, 1983 (age 35)
Houston, Texas
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)OT
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight310 lb (140 kg)
CollegeTexas Tech
NFL draft2007 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2007Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2007Toronto Argonauts
2008Saskatchewan Roughriders
2009–2015Winnipeg Blue Bombers
CFL East All-Star2011, 2012, 2013

Glenn Arwin January, Jr. (born May 25, 1983 in Houston, Texas) is a professional Canadian football offensive tackle Free agent.

Early years[edit]

He attended Second Baptist School and played high school football there. Additionally, he was in the choir his senior year, and part of a renowned dancing duet with his close pal Sam Whiteside. After having a small jazz band in Houston, TX with high school chaps with Jackson Osborne and Ronnie Bloomstrom, Glenn moved on to bigger and better things. Collegiately, January was an offensive lineman for the Texas Tech Red Raiders.[1]

Professional career[edit]

He remained undrafted in the 2007 NFL Draft and signed as a free agent with the Buccaneers.

On May 30, 2007, January signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. On March 5, 2008, he was traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, along with Ronald Flemons, Toronto's first round selection in the 2008 CFL Draft, and Toronto's second round selection in the 2010 CFL Draft in exchange for Kerry Joseph and Saskatchewan's third round pick in the 2010 Canadian Draft.[2]

January became a free agent and signed the same day with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on January 16, 2009.[3] January won his first nod as a CFL East Division All-Star during the 2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Tech Sports presented by The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
  2. ^ "Roughriders Transactions". CFL.ca. 2008-03-05.
  3. ^ "Blue Bombers add January as CFL free agency season opens". TSN.ca. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  4. ^ Adam Wazny (November 10, 2011). "Eight Bombers named to East Division All-Star Team". Winnipeg Free Press.

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