Veteran NFL OL Harry Galbreath dead at 45

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KNOXVILLE, TENN. (AP) - NFL veteran offensive lineman Harry Galbreath has died. He was 45.

His death was announced by the Tennessee athletic department and confirmed by CSX Transportation in Mobile, Ala., where he was working at the time of his death.

Galbreath was selected by Miami in the eighth round of the 1988 NFL draft after playing for Tennessee from 1984-87. He was named to the NFL’s rookie team that season.

He and spent five seasons with the Dolphins, three with the Green Bay Packers and one with the New York Jets before retiring.

The Clarksville, Tenn., native started for the Vols for three seasons and was named to the 1987 All-Southeastern Conference team.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ NFL veteran offensive lineman Harry Galbreath has died. He was 45.

His death was announced by the Tennessee athletic department and confirmed by CSX Transportation in Mobile, Ala., where he was working at the time of his death.

Galbreath was selected by Miami in the eighth round of the 1988 NFL draft after playing for Tennessee from 1984-87. He was named to the NFL’s rookie team that season.

He and spent five seasons with the Dolphins, three with the Green Bay Packers and two with the New York Jets before retiring at the end of the 1997 season.

The Clarksville, Tenn., native started for the Vols for three seasons and was named to the 1987 All-Southeastern Conference team.

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