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Mike Glennon bio: Meet the new starting quarterback


Published:   |   Updated: September 26, 2013 at 06:46 AM

Mike Glennon

Height: 6-6

Weight: 232

Age: 23

College: N.C. State

Hometown: Fairfax County, Va.

Drafted: 2013, third round (73rd overall)

College: Played in 36 games at N.C. State (2008-12), starting the final 26. ...Completed 646 of 1,069 passes (60.4 percent) for 7,411 yards and 63 touchdowns. ...Finished career ranked in Wolfpack's all-time top five in passing touchdowns (third), pass completions (third), passing yards (fourth) and passing attempts (fourth). ...Tied for ninth all-time in career touchdown passes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. ...As a senior, completed 330 of 564 passes for 4,031 yards and 31 touchdowns. ...Joined Philip Rivers as only passers in school history to throw for 4,000+ yards in a season. ...Joined Rivers and Russell Wilson as only quarterbacks in school history to complete 300+ passes in a season. ...Academic All-ACC selection as a junior. ...Graduated with bachelor's degree in liberal studies.

High school: Attended Westfield High in Fairfax County, Va. ...Ranked as the third-best quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com and ESPN.com, and 87th best player in the country by Scout.com. ...Completed 171 of 265 passes (64.5 percent) for 2,557 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior, helping lead his team to a 15-0 record and a Virginia AAA Division VI championship. ...After his senior season, was named a Parade All-American and The Associated Press' Virginia Player of the Year and the Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia.

Personal: Born on Dec. 12, 1989, in Centreville, Va., to John and Nancy Glennon. ...Brother, Sean, played quarterback at Virginia Tech (2004-08).

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