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Mike Glennon bio: Meet the new starting quarterback

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

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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 and, and 87th best player in the country by ...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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