Vencie Glenn

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Vencie Glenn
No. 25, 29
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1964-10-26) October 26, 1964 (age 53)
Grambling, Louisiana
Career information
College: Indiana State
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 35
INT yards: 544
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Vencie Leonard Glenn (born October 26, 1964 in Grambling, Louisiana) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He played college football at Indiana State.

Glenn also played for the San Diego Chargers, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, and New York Giants.[1]

Glenn intercepted 35 passes during his career; he ranks #25 on the San Diego Chargers career interceptions list (12 INTs);[2] he is currently tied at #18 (14 INTs) on the Minnesota Vikings career interceptions list.[3] Glenn is the record holder for longest interception return in Chargers history, after scoring on a 103-yard return against the Denver Broncos in 1987.[4] This return is the third-longest in NFL history; it was the longest ever at the time unil Ed Reed broke the record in 2004 and again in 2008.[5]

He led the NFL in 'Interception Return Yardage' in 1987 with 166 yards.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vencie Glenn Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  2. ^ "San Diego Chargers Career Defense Leaders". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Minnesota Vikings Career Defense Leaders". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Reed rumbles 108 yards for NFL record | Longest interception returns by team". Pro Football Hall of Fame. November 24, 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/leaders/def_int_long_single_season.htm
  6. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/G/GlenVe20.htm