Carl Galbreath

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Carl Galbreath
Date of birth: (1927-04-15)April 15, 1927
Date of death: August 26, 2009(2009-08-26) (aged 82)
Place of death: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s): RB
College: North Carolina State
As player:
1950 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1950
Awards: 1950 - Imperial Oil Trophy

Carl S. Galbreath (April 15, 1927 – August 26, 2009) was an award winning and all-star running back in the Ontario Rugby Football Union.

A graduate of North Carolina Central University, he was a star player in college, selected as an All-CIAA running back four years and a Little All-American twice.[1] He played one year of football in Canada, 1950, with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers of the ORFU and it was a successful one. His team won the league championship, he was an all-star, and he won the Imperial Oil Trophy as MVP in the ORFU.[2][3]

After his football days, Galbreath served with the Army in the Korean War, and later became a teacher and Assistant Principal. He was elected to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.[4] He died on August 26, 2009.[5]


  1. ^ At 80, Galbreath reflects on steller athletic career Fayetteville Observer, April 21, 2007
  2. ^ Most Valuable - Carl Galbreath Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, November 30, 1950
  3. ^ Galbreath Voted Imperial Oil Cup as Most Valuable Windsor Daily Star, November 29, 1950
  4. ^ Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame Inductees
  5. ^ Obituary - Carl S. Galbreath Fayetteville Observer, Aug. 30, 2009