Scott Galbraith

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Scott Galbraith
No. 81, 89, 47
Position: Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-01-07) January 7, 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: North Highlands (CA)
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 7 / Pick: 178
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 60
Receiving yards: 670
Receiving TDs: 6
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Alan Scott Galbraith (born January 7, 1967) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for nine seasons for the Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Green Bay Packers. As a member of the Cowboys, he was part of the Super Bowl XXVIII championship team over the Buffalo Bills.

Early years[edit]

Galbraith played tight end for Highlands High School in North Highlands, California. He played college football for the Trojans of the University of Southern California. He became a starter as a junior after replacing an injured Paul Green. In his last year he earned All-Pac-10 honors and was a part of the 1990 Rose Bowl winning team. He finished his college career with 51 receptions for 571 yards and 5 touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Galbraith was selected in the seventh round (178th overall) of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He became a regular starter at tight end in his second season. In 1992, he was relegated to a backup role after the team signed free agent Mark Bavaro. He was waived on August 31, 1993, after Brian Kinchen passed him on the depth chart.[1]

Dallas Cowboys (first stint)[edit]

On November 11, 1993, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys.[2] During his time with the team he was mainly used as a backup to Jay Novacek and as a blocker. He was a part of the Super Bowl XXVIII championship team.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On May 16, 1995, he signed as a free agent with the Washington Redskins and started all 16 games.[3] The next year, he started 6 games. He was released on June 4, 1997.[4]

Dallas Cowboys (second stint)[edit]

In 1997, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys to provide depth at tight end after the retirement of Jay Novacek and the release of Kendell Watkins.[5]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On December 23, 1998, he was signed by the Green Bay Packers to provide depth at tight end after Mark Chmura suffered a pulled right calf muscle.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Galbraith is currently the Chaplain of the Sacramento Kings. He is also the General Manager of the Cafe Barista Coffee House.