Former NFL Defensive Tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles
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Rich Glover was born February 6, 1950 in Bayonne, New Jersey and is a former American football player.
In 1972, while playing college football for the University of Nebraska, he won the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award for best lineman; he is one of seven Nebraska winners of the Outland Trophy and one of four Nebraska winners of the Lombardi Award. His coach, Bob Devaney, called him "the greatest defensive player I ever saw." He is, along with fellow Nebraska Cornhuskers Dave Rimington and Dean Steinkuhler, one of only twelve players to have won both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award, among many other national awards. He was selected to the Nebraska All-Century Football Team and is one of sixteen Cornhuskers to have his jersey retired by the team. Glover was selected to the College Football Hall Of Fame in 1995.
In 1999 Glover was selected as a starting defensive tackle by Sports Illustrated in their "NCAA Football All-Century Team" alongside other starting defensive tackle Bronko Nagurski. The second and third team defensive tackles were Buck Buchanan, Lee Roy Selmon, Mike Reid and Randy White. Glover was one of six Nebraska Cornhuskers on SI's All-Century Team 85 man roster; the others being Johnny Rodgers, Dave Rimington, Dean Steinkuhler, Tommie Frazier and Aaron Taylor. Glover was the only Cornhusker defensive player selected.
In 1973, following his collegiate career, he was drafted into the NFL by the New York Giants in the third round. He was the 69th pick overall. He played with the Giants for one season before joining the Shreveport Steamers of the World Football League in 1974. He then joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 1975 before injuries ended his NFL career. He went on to become a teacher and coach in the San Jose, California, school system. In 2004 he was part of the New Mexico State football coaching staff.
He is currently the head coach at Dickinson High School in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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