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Today in Aggie History, April 24: Adams, Glenn highlight five Aggies picked in NFL draft

Today in Aggie History, April 24: Adams, Glenn highlight five Aggies picked in NFL draft

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Aaron Glenn

Defensive back Aaron Glenn was one of two Aggies to be picked up in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft. Glenn, who was selected by the New York Jets, joined four other Aggie football players in the draft following a 10-2 season in College Station.

April 24, 1994: Five Texas A&M football players were selected in the NFL draft. Defensive tackle Sam Adams and cornerback Aaron Glenn went in the first round to the Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets, respectively. Tackle Jason Matthews was picked in the third round by the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts also drafted Lance Teichelman, a defensive tackle, in the seventh round. Defensive end Eric England was taken in the third round by the Arizona Cardinals.

Adams and Glenn each made three Pro Bowls. Adams won a Super Bowl with the Ravens in 2000.

April 24, 1965: Membership in the Corps of Cadets was made optional for freshmen for the 1965-1966 academic year. The role of the Corps of Cadets gradually changed from its original focus on military training.

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