Former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn killed in car wreck, Star-Telegram reports

Glenn played with Cowboys from 2003-2007

By Ben Spicer - Web Producer

IRVING, TX - JANUARY 13: Terry Glenn #83 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts during the final moments of the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the New York Giants at Texas Stadium on January 13, 2008 in Irving, Texas. The Giants defeated the…

SAN ANTONIO - Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terry Glenn has died in a car accident near Irving, Texas, Matt Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Terry Glenn played with the Cowboys from 2003-2007 during the start of Tony Romo's time as quarterback. He ranks 15th all-time in receiving yards for Dallas.

Glenn played 12 seasons in the NFL after being drafted by the New England Patriots seventh overall in the 1996 NFL Draft. 

A former walk-on player for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Glenn was a consensus first-team All-American and won the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top wide receiver in 1995.

In the NFL, Glenn caught 593 passes for 8,823 yards along with 44 receiving touchdowns for the Patriots, Cowboys, and Packers.

Glenn was 43-years-old. He is survived by his fiancee and three children.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones issued a statement on Glenn's death that read:

Terry was someone that we all enjoyed very much in his time with the Cowboys. He was a gentle and kind hearted young man. We are all terribly saddened by this news of his passing. Too young and too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, his loved ones and all of the people who were touched by his life.

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