Glenn Sharpe
Personal information
Born: (1984-02-27) February 27, 1984 (age 38)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College:Miami (Fla.)
Position:Cornerback
Undrafted:2008
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:0
Sacks:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Glenn Sharpe (born February 27, 1984) is an American football cornerback who last played for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Sharpe has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints.

College career

Sharpe played college football for the Miami Hurricanes. He is widely known as the player involved in the pass interference penalty in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl that prevented the Hurricanes from completing back-to-back National Championships and undefeated seasons.

Professional career

Sharpe won a Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints as a practice squad member when the Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, 31-17. He was waived on June 21, 2010.[1] He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on August 23, 2010.[2] He was released on September 4, 2010.[3]

Murder case

On February 22, 2012, Sharpe was arrested and charged with murder in DeKalb County, Georgia. He is being held in the Dekalb County jail without bail.[4] Reports in 2016 were that charges were dropped against Sharpe and that he remained a resident of Atlanta, Georgia.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Saints release DE McCray". ESPN.com. June 21, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-21.
  2. ^ "Colts sign RB Allen Patrick, DB Glenn Sharpe and waive QB Tim Hiller". August 23, 2010. Archived from the original on August 25, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-23.
  3. ^ "Colts release eight". Archived from the original on 2016-08-06. Retrieved 2011-06-25.
  4. ^ Former UM player Glenn Sharpe arrested in Georgia murder
  5. ^ "Whatever happened to Glenn Sharpe?".