Overview
Glen Coffee is a running back for the San Francisco 49ers, who selected him with the 74th overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. After completing his junior year at the University of Alabama, Coffee declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. Coffee is 6-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs 198 pounds.
Prep Career
Coffee attended Fort Walton Beach High School (FL) where he rushed for 1,887 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior. He was the 29th-ranked running back in 2005 according to Rivals.com.
College Career
Coffee was a backup running back as a true freshman in 2005, but redshirted in 2006 due to a knee injury. In 2007 Coffee started three games, but primarily backed up Terry Grant. In 2008 Coffee took over as the full-time starter and helped lead Alabama to the SEC title game and a trip to the Sugar Bowl.
NFL Career
Coffee was selected in the third round (74th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. One day before the start of training camp, Coffee signed a four-year/$2.578M contract with San Francisco.
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