Terry Glenn's Children Speak Out After Losing Their Father - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Terry Glenn's Children Speak Out After Losing Their Father

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Terry Glenn's Children Speak Out After Losing Their Father

    The children of former Dallas Cowboys player Terry Glenn are speaking out about their father after his death early Monday in a car crash. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017)

    The children of former Dallas Cowboys player Terry Glenn are speaking out about their father after his death early Monday in a car crash.

    Glenn was driving on Texas 114 when his vehicle struck a concrete barrier near Walnut Hill Lane, causing the vehicle to flip, police said. He later died at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

    To the public, Glenn was a football player. But to his children, he was everything.

    "My hero and my dad," said Samantha Glenn, 12.

    "He loved me and told me he was proud of me," added Natalie Glenn, 15.

    Glenn had four children with his ex-wife.

    Natalie Glenn remembers cheering on number 83 from the stands.

    "During the game we'd always sit in the very edge, so when he did a play on defense he would come up and say hi and give us hugs," she said.

    The teen will miss her father's voice in the crowd at her volleyball games.

    "He would always be the loudest person," she said, wiping tears from her eyes.

    Sheep on the Lam After Police Chase

    [DFW] Sheep on the Lam After Police Chase

    An escaped sheep led police on a wild chase in Massachusetts. The sheep escaped from the New England Rodeo and as officer tried to corral the animal it fled into the woods. The public is urged to contact the New England Rodeo if the sheep is spotted.

    (Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018)

    Glenn's 11-year-old son, Christian, will remember their special outings.

    "He would always take me fishing," he said with a smile.

    The siblings say they will cherish the little moments, away from the limelight.

    "We saw about two movies a week, because we were movie-buddies," Natalie said. "He was a great father. He tried his best in everything. He fought really hard for everything."

    The Glenn children will also remember how much their dad did for other children, specifically foster kids like he was.

    Glenn was active in his 83 Kids Foundation.

    Man Leads Police on Chase in Reverse

    [DFW] Man Leads Police on Chase in Reverse

    Dramatic video shows a car drive in reverse at the end of a police pursuit in south Los Angeles. He exited the vehicle and surrendered to police. Initial reports say the driver is wanted for a felony hit and run. 

    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    Irving police say they are still investigating what caused the deadly crash.

    Glenn's fiancé was injured in the crash. She was treated at a local hospital and has since been released.

    Get the latest from NBC DFW anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android