2017 NFL Draft

Mike Glennon, QB

School: North Carolina State  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Centreville, VA
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 225 lbs.
Projected Ranking
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03/28/2013 - 2013 North Carolina State Pro Day: North Carolina State did its pro day on March 20 indoors on a fast surface. Mike Glennon, QB (6-foot-6 7/8, 222) - Glennon had a good positional work out. He has a very strong arm and spins the ball well. He does have accuracy issues but overall he looked good. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

01/24/2013 - 2013 SENIOR BOWL, WEDNESDAY RISER: QB Mike Glennon, NC State (North Team)...This quarterback class is going to give NFL teams headaches as they try to sift through the talent, yet there is inconsistency among the top prospects. And Glennon might be the most talented, but streaky prospect at the Senior Bowl, although he has looked strong at times this week, having his best practice on Wednesday. He has the strongest arm in Mobile to effortlessly deliver strikes downfield, making concise NFL throws to all levels of the field. Glennon's highlight reel looks like video of a sure-fire top pick, but he needs to continue to eliminate the mistakes in order to make those highlights a consistent part of his game. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

01/24/2013 - 2013 Senior Bowl, Quarterbacks...3. Mike Glennon, North Carolina State. After three days there's pretty much no denying that he has a strong arm. That's not to say he's wholly consistent or mobile and that keeps him from being complete. Everything you've seen and read about him being a statuesque pocket passer is true and concerns about his accuracy down the middle of the field and being frenetic when under pressure are valid. There's work to be done on him but the consensus is that his arm has potential and that might be enough for a team to fall in love with him with a Top-30 pick. I wouldn't call him great but this is where he ranks among the group in Mobile. - Dave Richard, CBSSports.com

01/23/2013 - 2013 Senior Bowl, Wednesday: The North quarterbacks might have entered the week as the most talked about unit but many of the talent evaluators in the stands have been underwhelmed with their largely inconsistent performances. North Carolina State's Mike Glennon threw some beautiful passes today, including a few picture-perfect deep balls. As was the case with the Wolfpack, however, his accuracy hasn't been nearly as impressive once he's forced to re-set his feet. Syracuse's Ryan Nassib, similarly, has shown many of the same struggles with touch passes as he had with the Orangemen. Frankly, the softer he needs to throw it, the less accurate his passes have been. Miami of Ohio's Zac Dysert has the tools to work with but has been consistently inaccurate on out-breaking routes, often sailing passes high and wide of his intended target. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

01/21/2013 - 2013 Senior Bowl, Monday North practice: Monday started well for the quarterbacks at the weigh-in portion of the day, but the afternoon practice was a different story for the signal callers on the North squad. Mike Glennon (NC State), Ryan Nassib (Syracuse) and Zac Dysert (Miami, Ohio) all struggled through practice on day one, battling issues with timing, ball placement and touch. With some hiccups expected on the first day, their inconsistencies weren't entirely unexpected, but with Geno Smith and Matt Barkley not participating, this year's Senior Bowl is where one of these three quarterbacks (and Tyler Wilson on the South squad) could shine and vault up draft boards.

Glennon (6-7, 220) definitely looks the part and towered over Nassib and Dysert on the practice field with his tall, lean frame. He displayed his powerful arm and made some impressive throws to all levels of the field, but his touch appeared off much of the afternoon with many of his passes sailing past the intended target or falling short. Glennon also struggled with his timing and needs to improve his comfort in his drops to stay poised, make his reads and deliver. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

01/08/2013 - A total of six Wolfpack football players who completed their eligibility at the Music City Bowl will take part in various college all-star games leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft. Quarterback Mike Glennon has already been announced as playing in the Senior Bowl. The annual showcase of the top draft eligible players is set to be played at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. It will be televised by the NFL Network. - North Carolina State football

12/31/2012 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: QB Mike Glennon is an efficient quarterback who has accounted for all the passing yards for the Wolfpack this season. He's one of the tallest quarterbacks in the country at 6-foot-6, so he has a good vantage point in the pocket. He's a two-year starter, with his stock considered so strong entering the 2011 season that the N.C. State staff chose to make him the first-stringer coming out of spring practice that season, essentially igniting the move that resulted in QB Russell Wilson playing his final season for a Rose Bowl-bound Wisconsin team. He struggled some in the loss in the opener to Tennessee, which is a team Vanderbilt whipped last month. - The Sports Xchange

12/15/2012 - NC State quarterback Mike Glennon has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 Senior Bowl. The annual showcase of the top draft eligible players is set to be played at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. It will be televised by the NFL Network. "I am excited about the opportunity to play in the most prestigious college all-state game," said Glennon. "Getting an invite to the game was a goal of mine, and I look forward to the week down in Mobile being coached by NFL coaches."

This season, Glennon led the ACC in passing yards per game (304.0), currently the second-best mark in school history. He also became the first Pack QB to throw for 30 or more touchdowns in two different seasons as he currently has 30 heading into the Dec. 31 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. Glennon is the only quarterback in the ACC to have accounted for all of his team's passing yards this season, and one of just three to do so among BCS schools. - NC State football

12/12/2012 - 2012 COACHES ALL-ACC FOOTBALL HONORABLE MENTION: QB-Mike Glennon, Sr.-R, NC State (2), has been selected Honorable Mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. This year, for the first time under the auspices of the ACC, the league's 12 head football coaches voted for an All-ACC football team. - NC State football

12/02/2012 - 2012 ALL-ACC HONORABLE MENTION (MEDIA): Mike Glennon (North Carolina State), qb (10)...has been named Honorable Mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference for the 2012 college football season by the ACC Media Association. - NC State football

11/10/2012 - Mike Glennon threw two touchdown passes while Tobais Palmer returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score to help North Carolina State beat Wake Forest 37-6 on Saturday and secure bowl eligibility. Logan Winkles and Asa Watson each had TD catches for the Wolfpack (6-4, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). Tony Creecy also ran for a 1-yard touchdown for the game's first score as N.C. State jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the opening quarter. Palmer then opened the second half with his end-zone-to-end-zone return, tied for longest in school history, to blow the game open and ensure the Wolfpack would remain in firm control. Michael Campanaro threw a touchdown pass on a miserable afternoon for the Demon Deacons (5-5, 3-5), who also needed a win to become bowl eligible. But the Wolfpack dominated up front, sacking Tanner Price five times and holding the Demon Deacons to 185 total yards. That included allowing just 16 yards rushing on 23 attempts. While both teams were chasing that sixth win, this was about more than just a bowl trip for the Wolfpack. - AP Sports

11/06/2012 - Week 10 Rewind: Pair of ACC Stars' Stock Heading in Opposite Directions: Having led North Carolina State to an upset victory over Florida State October 6 and coming off a career high 467 yards and five touchdowns against state rival North Carolina, senior quarterback Mike Glennon had quickly been rising up NFL draft boards. Just as other prominent senior passers Geno Smith and Matt Barkley failed to build off their early season momentum, however, Glennon struggled to maintain his hot play Saturday, despite playing in front of a homecoming crowd against the lowly Virginia Cavaliers, who entered this contest at just 2-6 and 0-4 in conference play. To be fair, the Cavs had an extra week to prepare for this contest and Glennon wasn't aided by some untimely drops from his receiving corps. Glennon wasn't able to help himself in this contest, however, as the 6-5, 232 pounder struggled to escape pressure and too often failed to pull the trigger when he did have receivers open downfield. Glennon was sacked in the endzone for a safety in the second quarter and shortly thereafter fumbled after another sack. It was Glennon's third turnover of the first half and helped Virginia take a 16-0 lead into halftime. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

11/06/2012 - Week 10 Rewind: Pair of ACC Stars' Stock Heading in Opposite Directions: Scouts love Glennon's size and arm strength. His experience in head coach Tom O'Brien's pro-style offense is also a significant plus. For as statistically impressive as Glennon was against the Tar Heels last week, however, two of his five touchdowns were the result of coverage lapses (32, 83 yarders) and, frankly, his day could have been even more impressive had his passes been more accurate. Glennon completed "just" 29 of his 52 passes (55.7%) against the Tar Heels, often forcing his receivers to adjust and ruining some opportunities to gain additional yardage after the catch. He also threw two interceptions in this contest. The same inconsistent ball placement was on display against Virginia. At halftime, Glennon had completed 11 of 22 passes for just 95 yards and he didn't lead the Wolfpack into the redzone until midway through the fourth quarter. By that time, Virginia owned a commanding 26-0 lead. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

10/22/2012 - Mike Glennon directed a frantic drive to set up a 43-yard field goal by Niklas Sade with 32 seconds left, and North Carolina State overcame a valiant performance by Maryland backup quarterback Devin Burns in a 20-18 victory Saturday. After Sade's kick, the Terrapins moved 60 yards in five plays behind third-string quarterback Caleb Rowe before a 33-yard field goal try by Brad Craddock hit the left upright with two seconds remaining. The Wolfpack (5-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed 18-17 and had no timeouts left upon getting the ball at their own 20 with 2:17 to go. Glennon completed a 14-yard pass to Quintin Payton on a third-and-10 and pushed N.C. State into field-goal range with a 14-yard completion to Rashard Smith. Glennon went 23 for 47 for 307 yards and two touchdowns, and Bryan Underwood had six catches for 134 yards and a score. Underwood has caught a TD pass in seven straight games, the longest such streak in school history. Burns replaced injured Perry Hills late in the second quarter and nearly produced a stunning victory for Maryland (4-3, 2-1) against all odds in the first extensive action of his college career. - AP Sports

10/16/2012 - ACC: NFL DRAFT PROSPECT WATCH - WEEK 7: Keep an eye on: QB Mike Glennon, 6-6, 232, NC State: Why you should watch him: Glennon had a career-defining moment his last time out when he engineered the comeback against Florida State which culminated with a touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter. Now, the Wolfpack begin the second half of their schedule. Glennon will have to carry his success in the second half against the Seminoles through the rest of the season for NC State to make some noise in the Atlantic Division. Season stats (six games): 139 of 231 for 1,681 yards, 12 touchdowns, 7 interceptions, 60.2 completion percentage. Player ranking: Glennon is ranked No. 113 overall and the No. 11 quarterback in CBSSports.com's latest player rankings. Up next: NC State plays at Maryland. The Terrapins have played extremely well defensively. Four of Maryland's six opponents have failed to complete over 50 percent of their passes. - Sean Bielawski, CBSSports.com

10/06/2012 - Mike Glennon found Bryan Underwood for a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 16 seconds left, helping North Carolina State rally to beat third-ranked Florida State 17-16 on Saturday night. The Seminoles (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) appeared poised to strengthen their grip on their division, leading 16-0 at halftime behind a dominating defensive performance. But the Wolfpack (4-2, 1-1) inched closer after halftime before coming up with a game-turning blocked punt with 2:27 left, giving the ball back to Glennon at the FSU 43 with a chance to complete a stunning comeback. Glennon marched the Wolfpack down the field and completed a pair of fourth-down passes, the second when he found Underwood alone over the middle to tie the game and take the lead on the ensuing point-after kick. FSU drove near midfield in the final seconds, but the Wolfpack defense knocked down EJ Manuel's desperation heave near the goal line to end it. - AP Sports

09/15/2012 - Mike Glennon threw three touchdown passes Saturday to help North Carolina State beat South Alabama 31-7 in its home debut. Rashard Smith and Bryan Underwood each hauled in TD catches on the first two possessions for the Wolfpack (2-1), who had no trouble beating the Jaguars for the second straight year at Carter-Finley Stadium. Tony Creecy also ran for a score as N.C. State led 28-0 by halftime and held South Alabama (1-2) scoreless until the final minutes. The Jaguars' only points came on an 8-yard pass from Ross Metheny to Jereme Jones with 5:20 left. Glennon completed 24 of 34 passes for 257 yards in a turnover-free performance. He had thrown four interceptions in the season-opening loss to Tennessee in Atlanta, then struggled to get the Wolfpack offense moving in last weekend's 10-7 win at Connecticut. The 6-foot-6 graduate student entered the game with two touchdown passes this year. - AP Sports

09/10/2012 - Both teams had 204 passing yards when N.C. State defeated Connecticut. That's a good number allowed by the defense, but it's a low number compared to what's expected from QB Mike Glennon and the offense. The 10-7 victory for N.C. State marked a rarity in that the Wolfpack won despite scoring only 10 points. The last time it managed such an accomplishment came with a 10-0 victory in 1999 against South Carolina -- and that also came in the second game of the season. The last road victory with such a low total came 44 years ago in a 10-6 decision at Wake Forest. - The Sports Xchange

09/10/2012 - The Wolfpack expected to have a balanced offense, but they also anticipated more from both the rushing and passing attacks. So a stagnant offense across the board isn't something that was viewed as a potential stumbling block coming out of the gates. Instead, it has been puzzling. There were 54 net rushing yards in the 10-7 victory against Connecticut, albeit a number clouded by a six sacks. But without a running back eclipsing the 50-yard mark (and the three tailbacks managing barely more than 80 yards), this wasn't supposed to be part of the winning formula. The passing attack was bound to have some issues while quarterback Mike Glennon found comfort with a largely new cast of front-line receivers. But this hasn't gone all that smooth either. Consider that the 15 completions for Glennon against Connecticut mark the lowest total in his 15 career starts covering two seasons. There's time to sort this out, but with this being Glennon's senior season, the Wolfpack were counting on being on the mark right away. - The Sports Xchange

09/08/2012 - Mike Glennon threw a 46-yard third-quarter touchdown to receiver Bryan Underwood and North Carolina State held on to beat Connecticut 10-7 on Saturday. Glennon and UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer each threw for 204 yards. But Whitmer also had three passes intercepted as the Wolfpack (1-1) forced four Huskies turnovers. All-America cornerback David Amerson, burned deep twice in N.C. State's season-opening loss to Tennessee, recorded his 14th career interception and knocked away a fourth-down pass on Connecticut's final drive to secure the win. Glennon completed 15 of his 30 passes but was sacked six times. N.C. State had just 258 yards of offense but held the Huskies (1-1) to 239. UConn's Lyle McCombs rushed for 60 yards and caught a 43-yard swing pass that set up his 5-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run. - AP Sports

09/05/2012 - STILL NEEDS WORK: QB Mike Glennon was picked off four times in the opener and so immediately much of the shine of his breakout season in 2011 started to fade. Glennon wasn't intercepted for the fourth time last season until the fifth game. - The Sports Xchange

09/05/2012 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: The Wolfpack is comfortable with QB Mike Glennon, but he had a rough opener after building solid credentials in 2011 when he became the starter. There are three running backs who end up in the game plan and that versatility is something that the Wolfpack wants to take advantage of. Glennon had ample time to throw at times in the opener, but the offensive line still has issues to address in protections. - The Sports Xchange

08/31/2012 - THIS WEEK'S GAME: North Carolina State vs. Tennessee in Atlanta, Aug. 31 -- These teams meet in a much-anticipated neutral-site game at the Georgia Dome, It's the first time in four all-time meetings that the game won't be played in Raleigh. KEYS TO THE GAME: N.C. State will want to impose its muscle defensively, especially with a highly touted secondary that might have caught a break with the transfer of Tennessee WR Da'Rick Rogers. The Wolfpack's pass defense will be counted on to prevent big plays. N.C. State's tendency for slow starts under coach Tom O'Brien is a trend that the Wolfpack wants to reverse. PLAYERS TO WATCH: QB Mike Glennon -- The senior embarks on his second season as the Wolfpack's starter after posting the second-highest single-season total of touchdown passes in school history with 31. He overcame the pressure of following Russell Wilson. - The Sports Xchange

08/31/2012 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: This unit has come a long way in the last year since the uncertainty about how QB Mike Glennon would handle a starting role. He answered that with authority and now the Wolfpack can try to take further advantage of a potentially strong rushing attack to go with Glennon's skills. And they're playing behind an experienced offensive line. - The Sports Xchange

08/04/2012 - 2012 PRESEASON JOHNNY UNITAS GOLDEN ARM AWARD CANDIDATE: Mike Glennon, NC State...Glennon shined in his first season as NC State's starter, throwing for 2,932 yards and 31 scores. He closed out the year on a tear, leading the Wolfpack to three consecutive wins, including a bowl victory over Louisville. Glennon should be one of the ACC's best quarterbacks in 2012. - The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

07/27/2012 - The line returns a total of 124 career starts, but just as significant are the 13 starts Glennon brings to the quarterback position. Unlike last season, when he stepped into the starting job, and a hornet's nest of controversy, Glennon will have the twin benefits of experience and stability as he takes his position. Last summer, Glennon had the job of replacing Russell Wilson, an NFL-caliber talent who transferred to Wisconsin for his final season after clashing with O'Brien on his minor league baseball career. All eyes were on Glennon, but quick to shift to Madison to compare the new starter's performance with Wilson's heroics for the Badgers. "He's grown a lot in the past year. He had a lot on his shoulders last year and handled the situation tremendously well," O'Brien said. "He was able to focus on what he had to do and threw the other stuff out. I'm sure bits and pieces got in, but he never let on." "He's in a much better starting position on July 31 this year than he was last year," O'Brien added. This year, Wilson is in camp with the Seattle Seahawks. Meanwhile, Glennon will be looking to improve his own NFL stock with his performance senior year. "I don't know if either situation puts more pressure on," Glennon said. "I put pressure on myself. I want to be the best I can be. I'm not going to put more pressure on myself because of a former player or the NFL." "I realize expectations are high from fans, but we expect the same thing." - Shawn Krest, CBSSports.com

07/24/2012 - Although he threw for 3,054 yards and 31 touchdowns in 2011, Glennon doesn't exempt himself from the inconsistent label. "There were times last year when I felt like I was hot and cold," he said. "I feel like I have learned a lot from that point, learned to take control of the offense, take control of the team. Being a senior now with a year (of starting) under my belt I feel like guys will look at me a different way now, so I just have to be in control of everything and I feel like I'm ready to do that." Glennon played in a shadow last season after coach Tom O'Brien installed him as the starting quarterback. Incumbent Russell Wilson transferred to Wisconsin and had a spectacular year, at least partially obscuring Glennon's accomplishments. "I tried not to worry about that too much," he said. "My personality is kind of laid back, go with the flow. I knew that would be a distraction to some but I tried to push it aside and not really worry about it. I think it worked out for both of us; he had a great year, and now this year we don't really have to worry about that." - Bill Hass, ACC football

07/24/2012 - There's nothing like being a senior to make you feel like this is your year. When Mike Glennon came to NC State as a freshman in 2008, he was part of a recruiting class that thought it would win an ACC Championship or two. Five years later, after a redshirt season and two more as a backup quarterback, Glennon is still looking for a title. But he believes the Wolfpack is finally in position to realize that goal. "This is our best opportunity," he said Sunday during the ACC Football Kickoff. "We have a lot of seniors who have played a lot of football, so if there's been a year since we got here, this is the year." The biggest obstacle, Glennon believes, is inconsistency. The Pack got off to a 2-3 start last year and stumbled late in the season against Boston College. State needed to win its last two games, against Clemson and Maryland, to become bowl eligible. They did just that and then went on to beat Louisville in the Belk Bowl to finish 8-5 on the year. "(In) the games we lost, we were pretty inconsistent...whether we would start good and finish bad or start slow and were playing catch-up the whole game," Glennon said. "Just play four quarters from start to finish on all three sides of the ball. We have the talent to do it and I feel like there's not a team on the schedule that we can't beat." - Bill Hass, ACC football

07/20/2012 - 2012 DAVEY O'BRIEN PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Mike Glennon, N.C. State, has been selected to the Preseason Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List for the 2012 college football season, presented annually to the nation's best college quarterback by The Davey O'Brien Foundation. In his first season as the Pack's starting quarterback last season, Glennon threw for 31 touchdowns on the season, that mark ties as the second-highest mark in school history. He ranked fourth in the ACC in passing yards per game, second in touchdown throws. This year's list, which was compiled by a subset of the Davey O'Brien National Selection Committee, features 34 of the nation's best college quarterbacks who were selected based on player performance during the previous year and expectations heading into the 2012 college football season. A Fan Vote component that counts as 5% during each round of voting. Beginning Sept. 4 fans are invited to cast their vote as often as once daily at www.VoteOBrien.org. The Fan Vote is combined with the result from the Selection Committee and totals are cleared after each voting round. - NC State football

07/09/2012 - 2012 MAXWELL AWARD PRESEASON WATCHLIST: Mike Glennon, NC State, QB, Sr., has been selected to the preseason Maxwell Award watchlist for the 2012 college football season, given to America's outstanding collegiate football player since 1937 and named in honor of sportswriter Robert W. "Tiny" Maxwell. In his first season as the Pack's starting quarterback last season, Glennon threw for 31 touchdowns on the season, that mark ties as the second-highest mark in school history. He ranked fourth in the ACC in passing yards per game, second in touchdown throws. - NC State football

06/20/2012 - Top-five NC State prospects for the 2013 NFL Draft: 2. QB Mike Glennon (6-6, 230)...One of the top quarterback recruits out of high school in 2007, Glennon has slowly but surely begun to show why he was so highly regarded out of the prep ranks. He became a starter last season as a junior in 2011 and finished second in the conference with 31 passing touchdowns, while throwing 12 interceptions. Glennon received scholarship offers from just about every East Coast football program, but spent his first few collegiate seasons in the shadow of Russell Wilson. Last summer, Wilson decided to transfer and Glennon, who was battling for the No. 1 job, assumed the starting role. He surprised many with his positive results in 2011 with 3,054 passing yards, 32 total scores and a 62.5% completion percentage, leading the Wolfpack to eight wins. Glennon, who is the younger brother of former Virginia Tech quarterback Sean Glennon, has ideal size and arm strength for the next level, but needs to continue and improve his upper and lower body technique. He displays an obvious understanding and passion for the game of football, but is still very unpolished with his footwork and needs to refine the details of the position. Glennon currently ranks as a borderline top-100 selection, but it's not impossible to think he could make a big jump up draft boards with a strong senior season. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com


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