Mike Glennon spent his first three football seasons at N.C. State patiently playing behind stat-sheet-stuffing quarterback Russell Wilson. An Elite 11 signal caller in high school, Glennon was getting a bit antsy toward the end of his redshirt sophomore year. He wanted to play. He was ready to play.
Wilson, though, wasnt prepared to announce any football intentions for his senior season, as he was still trying to decide if he would return to the Wolfpack or continue chasing his dream of reaching the major leagues.
A farmhand of the Colorado Rockies for two seasons, Wilsons struggles hitting the baseball in A ball mounted, and rumors whirled he was heading back to Raleigh.
At that point, however, N.C. State coach Tom OBrien had decided that Glennon would start, and Wilson, who had already graduated, left to play his final season at Wisconsin. Yet, Glennon still couldnt escape Wilsons shadow.
Wilson posted huge numbers last fall for the Badgers, whose uniforms are so similar to th...