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Redskins draft Nebraska linebacker

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The Redskins just drafted Nebraska linebacker Cody Glenn in the fifth round.

After switching from running back last spring, the 6-foot, 235-pound Glenn made the Big 12 Academic Honor Roll but was also suspended for the final four games of his senior year and faces a civil suit for alleged non-payment of rent. Leg and foot injuries limited Glenn to five games as a junior and cost him three games as a sophomore.

Apparently, Glenn will compete with H.B. Blades, Robert Thomas and Alfred Fincher for the strongside starting spot occupied by Marcus Washington the past five years.

- David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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