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#12 Kyle Glazier
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Geneseo, Ill.
High School: Geneseo
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SENIOR (2010): Earned All-America honors by several organizations, including First Team Accolades... tied for runner-up in the Buck Buchanan Award voting... MISSOURI VALLEY FOOTBALL CONFERENCE 'DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR'... First Team All-MVFC... First Team Academic All-MVFC... Voted Team Captain... Preseason Honorable Mention All-America by Consensus Draft Services... Preseason Third Team All-America and First Team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference by Phil Steele College Football Preview... Preseason Third Team All-American by College Sporting News... Preseason Second Team All-American (North Defense) by FCS Senior Scout Bowl... Preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference by league head coaches and media... led the defense with 10 tackles in the opening win over Valparaiso... made seven tackles at Purdue, including two for a loss and a sack... game-high 10 tackles against Sam Houston State, including 1.5 for a loss and a sack... shared game-high honors recording 11 tackles in the victory against Indiana State... recorded 1.5 tackles for a loss in the win... made seven stops and broke up a pass at North Dakota State... recorded a career-high 21 tackles at South Dakota State, tying for the fifth-highest game total... finished with six solo and six assisted tackles in the win over Youngstown State... moved into a tie for 10th place all-time in total tackles... named Sports Network 'Defensive Player of the Week' and MVFC 'Defensive Player of the Week' following his performance at Missouri State... finished with 25 tackles, the third-most by a Leatherneck in a single-game, and forced a fumble... the 25 (to date) stands as the most by a NCAA Division I FCS player in 2010... moved from a tie for 10th place all-time to seventh in total tackles... became the only Leatherneck to ever record two 21-plus tackle games in a career, let alone in the same season or same month... picked up his first-ever conference and national weekly award... led the defense making 11 tackles against Illinois State... recorded a 5-yard sack and made two tackles for a loss... game-high 15 tackles at Southern Illinois... those tied as his fourth-highest career total for a game... surpassed 350 career tackles (354)... made seven tackles, including a sack, in the win over UNI... also intercepted a pass and returned it 16 yards... led all players with 17 tackles (13 solos) in the first round playoff win at Coastal Carolina, and was noted by The Sports Network for his performance... made one tackle for a loss... ended his career with a team-leading 13 tackles in the snow at Appalachian State... recorded an interception and returned it 23 yards to set up Western's first TD on the very next play.

JUNIOR (2009): Second Team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference
... First Team Academic All-MVFC... Team Defensive Most Valuable Player... received the program's Robert Blaha, Sr. Scholarship Award... selected as one of the team's five captains... started in all 11 games... led the team and tied for ninth nationally averaging 10.9 tackles per game... recorded seven games of 11-plus tackles... five stops and recovered a fumble in the win over Sam Houston State... 12 tackles at Northern Illinois... 13 tackles, including 1.5 TFL, and 14-yard interception return against Stephen F. Austin... eight tackles and 16-yard INT return versus Southern Illinois... nine tackles at Youngstown State... 11 tackles, including 2.0 TFL and a forced fumble against Missouri State... season-high 16 tackles at Indiana State... nine tackles versus North Dakota State... 13 tackles and two quarterback hurries at Illinois State... 12 tackles in consecutive games to close out the season, at Northern Iowa and against South Dakota State... on the year totaled 120 tackles, 7.0 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions and three pass break-ups...
Earned the 2009-10 Student-Athlete Provost Award.

SOPHOMORE (2008): Honorable Mention All-MVFC... named to the Missouri Valley Football Academic All-Conference team... CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team... was a full-time starter and the team's leading tackler... had 11 tackles in a win at #6 North Dakota State... tallied 15 stops against UNI and 10 against Southern Illinois... ranked seventh in the league in tackles... totaled 91 tackles, four TFLs and a sack... had a 36-yard interception return against Illinois State... also broke up two passes against Stephen F. Austin... averaged 8.4 tackles per game... was named to the FCS Athletics Directors Academic All-Star Team... named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Academic Second Team... earned the team's Dr. Frank Sorenson Award for Academic Achievement, given to the Leatherneck with the highest grade point average.

REDSHIRT-FRESHMAN (2007): Appeared in every game except the season opener... registered 14 tackles, including one tackle for loss... had a season-high three tackles against St. Francis, and again versus Missouri State... because of his kicking game performance, earned the Green Beret Award at the team's annual awards banquet... earned the Gateway Football Conference Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award and was named to the league's honor roll.

FRESHMAN (2006): Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Had five interceptions and four fumble recoveries as the starting free safety in 2005... as the starting quarterback in 2005 he rushed for 441 yards and six touchdowns, and completed 43 of his 70 passes for 557 yards, six touchdowns and only one interception... was a 2005 IHSA All-State defensive back... named to the Dispatch All-Metro and Quad City Times All-Metro First Team in 2004 and 2005... 2004 and 2005 NCIC First Team All-Conference selection... member of the National Honor Society and also an Illinois State Scholar.

PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Michelle Glazier... born November 2, 1987... No. 1 sports highlight was advancing to the 2004 state semifinals... most admires Tony Stewart, "He owns his own race car."... his dad, who was a football coach, has been a major influence... favorite professional team is the Tennessee Titans.

MAJOR: Law Enforcement and Management with a minor in Spanish.

INTERCEPTIONS gno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2007 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2008 11 1 36 0 36 36.0 3.3


11 2 30 0 16 15.0 2.7
TOTAL 32 3 66 0 36 22.0 2.1

ALL PURPOSE grushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2007 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2008 11 0 0 0 0 36 36 3.3


11 0 0 0 0 30 30 2.7
TOTAL 32 0 0 0 0 66 66 2.1

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2007 10 6 8 14 0.5 0 0 0 0
2008 11 49 42 91 2.5 3 0 0 0


11 50 70 120 7.0 5 1 1 0
TOTAL 32 105 120 225 10.0 8 1 1 0

SACKS g ua a total yards
2007 10 0 0 0 0
2008 11 1 0 1 3


11 2 0 2 8
TOTAL 32 3 0 3 11
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