|Position(s) : offensive guard|| Jersey #(s):|
|Born:September 26, 1934|
|Died: October 9, 1960(aged 26)|
|College: Linfield College|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
|Career Highlights and Awards|
Howard Earl Glenn (September 26, 1934 - October 9, 1960) was an American collegiate and Professional Football player. He played collegiately at Linfield College and professionally with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and in the American Football League (AFL). He was the only AFL player to die from injuries sustained in a regular season football game.
Glenn was born in Vancouver, Washington and played high school football in Louisville, Kentucky. At Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, he played tight end and in 1956 caught a 75-yard touchdown pass. He was named to the all-Northwest Conference team in 1957.
In 1960, the AFL's inaugural season, Glenn joined the AFL New York Titans as an offensive guard. Glenn sustained a broken neck in the first half during a game vs. the Houston Oilers on October 9, 1960 at Jeppesen Stadium and died later that day.
- ↑ Toronto Star, Tuesday October 11, 1960, p. 21.
- ↑ "AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE (AFL) 1960 - 1969, Remember the Players of the AFL". http://www.remembertheafl.com/AFLDecedents.htm. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
- ↑ "Howard Glenn". http://www.armchairgm.com/Howard_Glenn. Retrieved 2008-03-28.
- ↑ "Vancouver Football History". http://www.communitywalk.com/location/vanfootball/born/1504328. Retrieved 2008-04-05.
- ↑ "Newsregister.com: The Streak 1956 to 1975". http://220.127.116.11/news/story.cfm?story_no=199705. Retrieved 2008-03-29.
- ↑ "Northwest Conference Football History". http://www.nwcsports.com/sports/football/NWCFootballHistory.pdf. Retrieved 2008-03-29.[dead link]
- ↑ "Howard Glenn". http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=114932. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
- ↑ "New York Jets Howard Glenn". Archived from the original on 2008-02-03. http://web.archive.org/web/20080203223331/http://www.newyorkjets.com/team/all_time/player/294-howard-glenn. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
- ↑ Football's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of the Great Game's Outrageous. http://books.google.com/books?id=A-d9qHrR4yAC&pg=RA1-PA258&lpg=RA1-PA258&dq=%22howard+glenn%22+afl&source=web&ots=XturTpsxGE&sig=bogaaOBnN8_4A8PW6-MfmgbhTzE&hl=en. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
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