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Glenn Dennison
No. 86, 89
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1961-11-17) November 17, 1961 (age 62)
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Beaver Falls (PA)
College:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career highlights and awards

Glenn A. Dennison (born November 17, 1961) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Jets and the 1987 Super Bowl winning Washington Redskins. In 1989, He played for the Amsterdam Crusaders in the Netherlands. He played college football at the University of Miami and was drafted in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft.

College Career & Statistics

Dennison was a three year starter for the University of Miami. He established school single season and career receptions records. Team MVP for the National Champion 1983 Miami Hurricanes football team. Caught two TD passes in the 1984 National Championship game. He was named AP 2nd team All-American. Dennison was selected to play in the Shrine All Star Game and the Senior Bowl.

Professional career


Dennison was selected in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft.[1] As a rookie for the New York Jets in 1984, Dennison had 16 catches for 141 yards and 1 touchdown over 9 starts. He is a Super Bowl champion as a member of the 1987 Washington Redskins. He returned to the Jets for the 1988 season.


In 1989, Dennison signed and played for the Amsterdam Crusaders helping the Crusaders to win the Dutch league Tulip Bowl championship in 1989 and 1990. He also helped the Crusaders reach the 1989 Eurobowl championship final, before losing 27-23 to the Legnano Frogs from Italy.

Post Football Career

He now[when?] works for FCC Environmental in Plant City, Florida.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "1984 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved October 10, 2023.