Eddie Galles Profile

Courtesy of the NIU Athletic Department, here is a profile of new Browns WR Eddie Galles

Eddie Galles
WR, 6-2, 190, (2L)
Mankato, MN (Mountain Lake/Minnesota-West Community & Technical College)

2003:  Team's leading receiver, starting 11-of-13 games…Caught 42 passes for 804 yards (19.1 avg.) and four TDs…Longest reception of 75 yards against Montana State…High game16 catches for 251 yards against previously undefeated Southern Illinois, helping UNI to the conference championship…Ranked 84th in 1-AA in receiving yards per game…Ranked sixth in the league in receptions per game and fifth in receiving yards per game…Named Gateway Offensive Player of the Week, the Sports Network Offensive Player of the Week and 1-AA.org All-Star following the SIU game…His 16 catches were a school and Gateway Conference record, while the 251 yards was a UNI-Dome record…Spent the summer in Atlanta at a NFL-type training camp…Named a 2003 Academic All-District VII All-American and first team academic all-conference…Selected second team all-conference.

2002: Started six of 11 games…Team's fourth-leading receiver with 18 catches for 217 yards and two TDs, with a long of 74 against Illinois State…Season-best five catches against Western Illinois…Also had one tackle on special teams…Honorable mention Academic All-Conference, second team Verizon Academic All-America/District VII selection.

2001: Redshirted.

At Minnesota West: Caught 69 passes for 1,182 yards, holding the school record for most catches in a season and career and most yards in a career and season…Sixth-highest ranked receiver in the nation…NJCAA first team all-region, MCCC all-state…Voted team's Most Inspirational…Academic All-State. 

High School: Holds the school's interception record, named all-conference in football, basketball and track…State qualifier in the 200M…Caught 16 passes for 233 yards and three TDs his senior year…Participated in the Knowledge Bowl…Coached by Kevin Arndt and John Weir. 

Personal: Born April 21, 1981, in Mankato, MN…Son of Nathaniel Idio and Susan Galles…Majoring in Biology with a Biomedical emphasis…Chose UNI because of the opportunity, the great coaching staff and atmosphere…Enjoys reading, watching movies and playing basketball.


Career Stats

Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2002          18  217 12.1 2 74
2003 42  804 19.1 4 75


Game-by-Game Stats (No-Yds)

2002                                                                        2003
Wayne State 1-7 @Iowa State 2-16
@Oklahoma State 1-13 Northern Michigan 2-50
Stephen F. Austin 1-8 @Stephen F. Austin 5-116
@Cal Poly 2-22 Northwestern State 1-46
Western Kentucky 0-0 @Illinois State 0-0
@Southern Illinois 1-6 Indiana State 1-12
@Youngstown State 2-27 @Southwest Missouri State 3-69
Illinois State 1-74 @Western Illinois 0-0
@Indiana State 0-0 Youngstown State 2-23
Western Illinois 5-35 @Western Kentucky 5-71
Southwest Missouri State 4-25 Southern Illinois 16-251
  Montana State 2-111
  @Delaware 3-39

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