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Jason Glenn
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-08-20) August 20, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Humble, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Houston (TX) Nimitz
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 173
Debuted in 2001 for the New York Jets
Last played in 2007 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Jason Glenn (born August 20, 1979) is a former American football linebacker who played for the New York Jets, the Miami Dolphins, and the Minnesota Vikings between 2001–2006. He is the younger brother of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Glenn.

Early years[edit]

Jason played youth football in the same league his brother Aaron did Humble Area Football League HAFL

High school and college career[edit]

Glenn attended Chester W. Nimitz high school in Houston, Texas.

Glenn began his college career at Texas A&M as a safety, but significant increases in size and strength made him better suited for the linebacker position, which he began playing his sophomore year. He was an All-Big 12 Conference first-team selection as a senior in 2000 despite suffering a season-ending knee injury. He finished his college career with 167 tackles (107 solo), 11 sacks, 22 passes deflected and 33 tackles for losses and was one of the Aggies' fan favorites as well as a vocal leader on and off the field.

He was selected a third team All-American by the Associated Press.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Glenn played in the final 15 regular season games of 2001 as rookie with the Jets and finished fifth on the team in special teams tackles with 17. He played in the AFC Wild Card game at Oakland on 1/12/02 and had one special teams tackle.

Played in all 16 of the 2002 Jets' games. Most of his time was spent on special teams, where he ranked second on the team with 27 tackles, as well as a blocked punt and one fumble recovery. Also had a tackle and a pass deflection in spot duty as an extra LB. Made one tackle on defense and two on special teams in the AFC Wild Card playoff game win over Indianapolis Made two special teams tackles in the AFC Divisional Playoff loss at Oakland.

Played in 14 games in 2003 for Jets and saw his role increase significantly from his first two seasons. Although he was used primarily as the team’s nickel LB, he did start once (game 14 against Pittsburgh) and ended up with 47 tackles on the season.

In 2004, he was limited due to injury—he suffered a fractured right arm against New England and missed six games with the injury. Finished with 10 tackles (seven solo) and a fumble recovery.

Played in all 16 games in 2005 (primarily on special teams) for the Dolphins. Finished the year with 13 tackles (12 solo).

Played primarily on special teams in nine games for the Vikings. He had eight tackles on defense (six solo) and one fumble recovery on special teams before being placed on IR Nov. 14 with an injured knee. Glenn re-aggravated that knee injury during 2007 training camp and was to again be placed on the IR on August 14, 2007. That same day, Vikings' Head Coach Brad Childress announced that Glenn was retiring from football.

Coaching career[edit]

Jason was an assistant coach at Pearland High School in Pearland, Texas. The Oilers won the Texas Division 1 5A football title in 2010. In 2011, Jason became head football coach at Chavez High School in Houston,Texas.[2] 2012: Hired as assistant coach at Klein Oak High School, in Spring, Texas.[3]


  1. ^ "AP All-America team". Archived from the original on 2006-01-07. 
  2. ^ Dunnam, Ted (July 18, 2011). "Glenn hired as Houston Chavez head coach". Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Houston Chronicle Sports, August 20, 2011, High School Football Tour: 20-5A

External links[edit]

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:03:45 -0800

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 21:01:13 -0800

12/31 at 4:44 a.m. Jason Glenn, 44, of Sullivan Street, Biddeford, was arrested at U.S. Route 1 and Haigis Parkway by Officer Travis Hon on an outstanding warrant from another agency. 12/31 at 4:44 a.m. Clifton T. Junkins, 30 of Gove Street, Biddeford ...
Your Houston News
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:40:00 -0700

Jason Glenn, former linebackers coach at Pearland High School, has been hired as the new head football coach at Houston Chavez High School. Glenn, who played with the New York Jets, Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings, was with the Oiler coaching ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:13:41 -0700

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:39:17 -0700

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:48:45 -0800

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Daytona Times

Daytona Times
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:53:59 -0700

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:03:45 -0700

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