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Glenn Takes Over At His Alma Mater PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 14:36

Joe Glenn, who led the University of Montana to a national championship in 2001, has officially been named the new football coach at his alma mater,

the University of South Dakota. A graduate of USD in 1971, Glenn replaces Ed Meierkort, whose contract was not renewed after eight seasons with the program. The Coyotes, who will join the Missouri Valley Conference next season, were 6-5 this season.
Glenn was named the Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year in 2000, and he also led Northern Colorado to a pair of Division II national championships in 1996 and 1997. He led Montana to a national semifinal win against Appalachian State in 2000. The Grizzlies defeated ASU 19-16 in overtime that year, and reached the national champioship game. They lost to Georgia Southern that season, but the Grizzlies returned in '01 and defeated Furman to win the national championship.
Glenn was inducted into the USD Hall of Fame in 2006, and he coached at WYoming for six years before he was fired in 2008.

 

  
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