Galen Fiss

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Galen Fiss
Date of birth (1931-07-30)July 30, 1931
Place of birth Johnson City, Kansas
Date of death July 17, 2006(2006-07-17) (aged 74)
Place of death Overland Park, Kansas
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College Kansas
NFL draft 1953 / Round: 13 / Pick: 155
Career history
As player
1956–1966 Cleveland Browns
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 2 (1962, 1963)
Career stats

Galen Fiss (July 30, 1931 in Johnson City, Kansas – July 17, 2006 in Overland Park, Kansas) is a former American football linebacker who played eleven seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. Fiss was captain on Cleveland’s NFL championship team in 1964. Fiss, who had Alzheimer's disease, died of cardiac arrest in 2006.

Fiss was inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.[1]