21 Facts About Aaron Glenn


Aaron Devone Glenn was born on July 16,1972 and is an American football coach and former cornerback who is the defensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.


Aaron Glenn previously served as the defensive backs coach for the New Orleans Saints from 2016 to 2020 and served as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Browns.


Aaron Glenn played youth football in the Humble Area Football League.


Aaron Glenn attended Nimitz High School in Houston, Texas, where he was a four-year letterman for the Nimitz Cougars high school football team.


Aaron Glenn originally signed his letter of intent to play college football for the Purdue Boilermakers in 1990.


Aaron Glenn first attended Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, where as a sophomore, he won all-conference and junior college All-America honors, after posting two interceptions, 60 tackles, and 15 pass deflections.


Aaron Glenn was selected by the New York Jets in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft.


Aaron Glenn played his first eight seasons in the NFL with the Jets, from 1994 to 2001.


In 1996, Aaron Glenn set the team record for longest interception return with a 100-yard touchdown against the Miami Dolphins.


Aaron Glenn had 39 tackles and 12 passes defensed.


Aaron Glenn was acquired by the Houston Texans through the 2002 NFL Expansion Draft.


Aaron Glenn started 16 games at left cornerback, registering 75 tackles, 5 interceptions, 16 passes defensed and one sack.


Aaron Glenn finished with 29 tackles, one interception and 16 passes defensed.


Aaron Glenn was released because of salary cap reasons on April 26,2005.


Aaron Glenn signed with the Dallas Cowboys before the 2005 season reuniting him with Bill Parcells, who was his head coach with the New York Jets.


Aaron Glenn played in 5 games and was declared inactive for 11 regular season games and 2 playoff games.


Aaron Glenn signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints on April 7,2008.


In June 2012, Aaron Glenn was hired by the New York Jets, his former team, as a personnel scout.


On May 18,2014, Aaron Glenn was named the assistant defensive backs coach for the Cleveland Browns.


On January 13,2016, Aaron Glenn was hired by the New Orleans Saints as their secondary coach.


On January 23,2021, Aaron Glenn was hired by the Detroit Lions as their defensive coordinator under head coach Dan Campbell.