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Glenn Andrew Carson, Jr. (born December 5, 1990) is an American football linebacker of the National Football League (NFL) who currently is a free agent.

Glenn Carson
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Carson with the Arizona Cardinals
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1990-12-05) December 5, 1990 (age 28)
Manahawkin, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Manahawkin (NJ) Southern Regional
College:Penn State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at


College careerEdit

After graduating from Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, New Jersey in 2009, Carson enrolled full-time at Penn State University in January 2010 and played in his true freshman season with the Penn State Nittany Lions football team in fall 2010.[1] Early in his career, Carson was overshadowed by other linebackers, including Michael Mauti, Gerald Hodges, and Nate Stupar. During his senior season, Carson anchored the Nittany Lions' linebacking corps, on September 21, 2013 making his 28th career start, most on the team.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On May 12, 2014, Carson was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent. On August 31, 2015, he was cut by the Cardinals.[3]

New York GiantsEdit

On December 30, 2015, the New York Giants signed Carson to their practice squad.[4]


  1. ^ "Glenn Carson". Penn State Nittany Lions. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Penn State vs. Kent State Game Notes" (PDF). Penn State football. CBS Interactive. p. 15. Retrieved September 21, 2013.
  3. ^ Urban, Darren (August 31, 2015). "Lorenzo Alexander, Dave Zastudil Among Cuts". Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  4. ^ Eisen, Michael (December 30, 2015). "Coach blocks out all distractions heading into Week 17". Retrieved January 2, 2016.

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