A former NFL Pro Bowl player dies in a car accident at the young age of 43


Former NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver Terry Glenn passed away on Monday morning after being involved in a car accident in Irving, Texas, according to former NFL defensive lineman Tony Casillas.

Glenn, 43, recorded 593 receptions for 8,823 yards and 44 touchdowns as a member of the New England Patriots (1996-2001), Green Bay Packers (2002) and Dallas Cowboys (2003-07) during his 11-year NFL career.

The Columbus native was also a one-year starter at Ohio State, recording 64 receptions for 1,411 yards and 17 touchdowns in 1995, before being selected No. 7 overall by the Patriots in the 1996 NFL Draft.

Glenn was a devoted father who recently posted this on his website:


ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit, who played with Glenn at Ohio State, responded to the news of his former teammate's passing via Twitter.

The Star-Telegram's Clarence Hill Jr., who covered Glenn during his stint with the Dallas Cowboys, noted that the former wide receiver had gotten engaged and had a child recently.

There are currently limited details regarding the accident that took Glenn's life. We will provide more details as this story develops.