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Encyclopedia > Jerry Glanville
Jerry Glanville
Title Head Coach
College Portland State University
Sport Football
Team record 3-8
Born October 14, 1941 (1941-10-14) (age 66)
Place of birth Perrysburg, Ohio
Career highlights
Overall NCAA: 3-8
NFL: 63-73
Playing career
1961-64 Northern Michigan University
Position Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2007-present
2005-2006

1990-1993
1986-1989
1984-1985

1983

1979-1982

1977-1978

1974-1976
Portland State University
University of Hawai'i,
Defensive Coordinator
Atlanta Falcons
Houston Oilers
Houston Oilers,
Defensive Coordinator
Buffalo Bills,
Secondary
Atlanta Falcons,
Defensive Coordinator
Atlanta Falcons,
Secondary
Detroit Lions,
Defensive Assistant
Special Teams

Jerry Glanville (born October 14, 1941 in Perrysburg, Ohio) is a career American football coach who is currently the head coach for Portland State University. While at Northern Michigan University, Glanville played middle linebacker. In 1964, he graduated from Northern Michigan. Glanville has also worked as an analyst on HBO's Inside the NFL, CBS's The NFL Today and FOX's coverage of the NFL. Glanville also races on the Auto Racing Club of America circuit.[citation needed] The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... This List of colleges and universities in the United States includes colleges and universities in the U.S. that grant four-year baccalaureate and/or post-graduate masters and doctorate degrees. ... Portland State University Portland State University is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Commodore Perry Perrysburg is a city in Wood County, Ohio, United States, along the Maumee River. ... Northern Michigan University is a four-year public university established in 1899 located in Marquette, in Michigans Upper Peninsula. ... This article relates to sports. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Portland State University Portland State University (or PSU) is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ... Jean Charlots mural called Commencement is featured at Bachman Hall, the administrative center of the University of Hawai`i System. ... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... City Nashville, Tennessee Team colors Navy, Titan Blue, White, and Red Head Coach Jeff Fisher Owner Bud Adams General manager Mike Reinfeldt Mascot T-Rac League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Eastern Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC Central (1970... City Nashville, Tennessee Team colors Navy, Titan Blue, White, and Red Head Coach Jeff Fisher Owner Bud Adams General manager Mike Reinfeldt Mascot T-Rac League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Eastern Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC Central (1970... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Perrysburg is the name of several places in the United States of America: Perrysburg, Ohio Perrysburg, New York is the name of both a village and a town in Cattaraugus County, New York (see also Perry. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Portland State University Portland State University is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ... Northern Michigan University is a four-year public university established in 1899 located in Marquette, in Michigans Upper Peninsula. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... ‹The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... The NFL Today is a TV show that precedes the American football program The NFL on CBS on CBS Sports. ... FOX redirects here. ... The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States founded in 1964 (not to be confused with the sports car club of the same name founded by the Collier brothers in 1933). ...

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Coaching career

National Football League

During his time in the National Football League, he was the Special Teams/Defensive Assistant for the Detroit Lions from 1974-1976, the Secondary Coach for the Atlanta Falcons from 1977-1978 and the Defensive Coordinator from 1979-1982, the Secondary coach of the Buffalo Bills in 1983, the defensive coordinator of the Houston Oilers (now known as the Tennessee Titans) from 1984-1985 and the head coach from 1986-1989, and the Atlanta Falcons from 1990-1993. He became infamous for trading future superstar quarterback Brett Favre to the Green Bay Packers in 1991. While still coaching in the NFL, Glanville was famous for often leaving tickets at will-call for the late Elvis Presley, wearing all-black to be easily recognized by his players, and driving replicas of vehicles driven by James Dean.[1] In 1989, Sam Wyche's Cincinnati Bengals trounced Jerry Glanville's Oilers 61-7 in retaliation for Glanville's encouraging his players to take cheap shots.[citation needed] NFL redirects here. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... City Nashville, Tennessee Team colors Navy, Titan Blue, White, and Red Head Coach Jeff Fisher Owner Bud Adams General manager Mike Reinfeldt Mascot T-Rac League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Eastern Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC Central (1970... City Nashville, Tennessee Team colors Navy, Titan Blue, White, and Red Head Coach Jeff Fisher Owner Bud Adams General manager Mike Reinfeldt Mascot T-Rac League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Eastern Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC Central (1970... City Atlanta, Georgia Team colors Black, Red, and White Head Coach Bobby Petrino Owner Arthur Blank General manager Rich McKay Mascot Freddie Falcon League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970... Brett Hillbilly Favre (pronounced Farv, born on October 10, 1969 in Gulfport, Mississippi [1]) is an American football player, currently starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). ... Packers redirects here. ... Elvis redirects here. ... For the film, see James Dean (film). ...


NCAA

Glanville was formerly the defensive coordinator for the University of Hawaii's football team, working under his former coordinator at Atlanta, June Jones for two seasons. Prior to his tenure at the University of Hawaii, Glanville was the Defensive Ends/Outside Linebackers Coach at Georgia Tech from 1968-1973 and the Defensive Coordinator at Western Kentucky University in 1967 A defensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League (or at other levels of American football) who is in charge of the defense. ... This article is about the University of Hawaii system. ... June Sheldon Jones, III (born February 19, 1953, Portland, Oregon) is an American football coach, formerly with the Atlanta Falcons and currently with the University of Hawaiʻi. ... The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, is a public, coeducational research university, part of the University System of Georgia, and located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia, Metz, France, Shanghai, China, and Singapore. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ...


On February 28, 2007, he accepted the head coaching position at Portland State University, his first college head coaching job. Glanville, who replaces Tim Walsh, will be PSU's 12th head coach in the history of the program.[2] is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Portland State University Portland State University is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ...


Obscure Tie-ins

One of the more amusing football games to come out for the Sega Genesis is Jerry Glanville's PigSkin Footbrawl, a medieval theme football game famous for the catchphrase "Send in the troll!". What Glanville had to do with this otherwise obscure title is unknown, as besides the occasional black-and-white picture and Elvis references, the game has little to do with his career. The Mega Drive/Genesis was a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in Japan (1988), Europe (1990) and most of the rest of the world as the Mega Drive. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ...


Hometown Hero

Jerry is the only person from Perrysburg, Ohio to either play or coach football at a professional level.


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Jerry Glanville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (200 words)
Jerry Glanville (Born October 14, 1941 in Perrysburg, Ohio) is an former American football head coach of the Houston Oilers (1985-1989) and the Atlanta Falcons (1990-1993) (infamously losing star quarterback Brett Favre in Atlanta).
He is currently the defensive coordinator for the University of Hawaii's football team.
While still coaching in the NFL, Glanville was famous for often leaving tickets at will-call for the late Elvis Presley.
CBS News | CBS Sports Analyst Jerry Glanville | December 13, 1999 05:19:25 (351 words)
Glanville served as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons for four seasons (1990-93).
Glanville began his NFL coaching career as a special teams coach and defensive assistant with the Detroit Lions (1974-76).
Glanville was born Oct. 14, 1941 in Detroit and was raised in Perrysburg, Ohio.
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