Rusk, Texas, three-star running back Cody Glenn was already one of the top players in the state of Texas and one of the nation’s top rushers. But after rushing for 440 yards and nine touchdowns in his first two games of the season, it’s becoming apparent that he’s taken his game to a whole different level.
“I kind of run the same as I did last year, but I’ve improve on the little stuff,” he said. “I’ve got a little bit better vision. I give all out effort on every play, and my pass blocking is a lot better. I used to try to run over people on ever play, but now I know that some times it’s all right to run around them.
“I’ll still knock you over if you get in my way, though.”
Glenn, who is 6-foot and 211 pounds, is ranked as the nation’s No. 33 running back by Rivals.com, and he has a slew of scholarship offers and teams to think about. At this point three teams have emerged as for sure official visits.
“Out of my five, I know that Tennessee, Texas A&M and Oklahoma State probably will get visits,” he said. “I’ve talked to coach (Trooper) Taylor and coach Fobbs at A&M in the last week, and we’re working on the visit dates. I’m thinking about setting a visit to Tennessee here next week when we have a bye week.”
Glenn said he watched all three teams last week on TV.
“I was excited for Oklahoma State and coach Monken,” Glenn said. “That was a really good win for them, and I’ve always enjoyed talking to him. When I went up there this summer I just chilled with him. They looked really good, and I liked how they used their big running back.
“I thought A&M was going to be better this year. It’ll be interesting to see what happens with them here the next few weeks. And I watched Tennessee on Sunday. They have those two young quarterbacks. It’s kind of a plus to know that they would both be there when I get there. I’ve never had the same quarterback here at Rusk, so it would be a plus to play with the same guy for a while.”