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Cordy Glenn's long wait finally ends

ATHENS - Cordy Glenn's unexpected wait to be drafted came to an end on Friday night.

Glenn was picked in the second round of the NFL draft, 41st overall, by the Buffalo Bills. Glenn, an offensive lineman, was widely projected to go in the first round.

"I wish I could have got off early but I am just happy to be picked right now. It is a big honor," Glenn told the Buffalo media during a conference call.

Glenn indicated he was told he would get a shot to play left tackle with the Bills.

"They thought I could play tackle but I am just going to go in there and try out the vibe," Glenn said. "I’ll help out at whatever position they need me to play, honestly."

ESPN analyst Jon Gruden, who has met this offseason with the Georgia staff, said on the air that he was "shocked" Glenn lasted to the second round.

Glenn was invited by the NFL to attend the draft in person, and sat during Thursday night's first round, waiting to be drafted. He was not, along with four other players in the green room.

He then went home on Friday, rather than wait again in the green room.

Glenn's position at the NFL level is yet to be certain. He started at guard and tackle at Georgia, including every game at left tackle this past season.


UPDATE: No other Bulldogs were selected on Friday. That means Saturday should be very busy for the group of Georgia standouts including cornerback Brandon Boykin, tight end Orson Charles, center Ben Jones and punter Drew Butler.