BlueCats Re-Sign Levron Williams, Kevin Galbreath
EVANSVILLE, IN: The Evansville BlueCats are pleased to announce that former All-Big Ten running back Levron Williams and 2002 New Orleans Bowl MVP Kevin Galbreath will be returning to the BlueCats for the 2007 season. Levron Williams is a native of Evansville and attended Bosse High School. Kevin Galbreath is a native of Oklahoma City.
Last season, Levron Williams played in 6 games with the BlueCats as a wide receiver and had 26 receptions for 286 yards and 7 touchdowns. Levron also played for the BlueCats in 2003, during the team's inaugural season. Back in 2003, Williams led the team with 21 touchdowns and set a team record of 4 touchdown receptions in a single game, a record that still stands as the BlueCats enter their 5th Anniversary Season in 2007. In 2003, he also ran the ball 85 times for 261 yards and 12 TD, and had 30 receptions for 354 yards and 9 touchdowns.
Levron holds a secure place in the BlueCats career record book, ranking in 3rd place all-time in career touchdowns and 5th place all-time in receptions and receiving yards.
Williams played football for Bosse High School before his outstanding college career at Indiana University. During his time as a Hoosier, Williams left his mark on the IU football record book.
Some of Levron's Indiana University school records include:
- 2nd in Career All-Purpose Yards (4,700 yards)
- 2nd Best Single Game Rushing Yards (280 yards at Wisconsin, 10/6/2001)
- 3rd in Career Touchdowns (31 rush, 7 rec., 38 total)
- 3rd Best Single Season All-Purpose Yards (1,401 rush, 289 rec., 511 kick return)
- 3rd Best Single Season Touchdowns (19 touchdowns in 2001, most since 1989)
- 5th in Career Rushing (3,095 yards, 6.8 average per attempt)
- 5th Best Single Season Rushing (1,401 yards in 2001)
- 6th in Career Scoring (230 points = 38 touchdowns, one 2-point conversion)
- Record for most touchdowns in a single game (6 touchdowns, at Wisconsin, 10/6/2001)
- Rushed for over 100 yards in 14 games
In 1999 and 2001, Williams led the Hoosiers in rushing and all-purpose yards. In 2001, he also led the team in receiving yards, kick return yards, and scoring.
During his senior season in 2001, Williams was named Team Co-MVP and he earned a place on the All-Big Ten squad. He ran for 1,401 yards on 212 attempts for 17 touchdowns, caught 26 passes for 289 yards and 2 more touchdowns. He also returned 21 kickoffs for a team high 511 yards, giving him 2,201 all-purpose yards in 2001, the third best single season total in school history.
His 2001 season featured rushing performances of 280 yards (at Wisconsin) and 251 yards (at Michigan State), the 2nd and 4th best single game rushing totals ever at IU. He also has the 6th best game with 241 yards vs. Northwestern in 1999. The 2001 game at Michigan State with 299 all-purpose yards, which is the 4th best single game performance in IU history.
He shared the backfield at IU with two current NFL players, fullback Jeremi Johnson currently of the Cincinnati Bengals, as well as college football legend and member of the Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XL championship team, Antwaan Randle El, currently with the Washington Redskins.
During his career at IU, Williams rushed for 3,095 yards on 452 carriers and 31 touchdowns, averaging a very impressive 6.8 yards per carry over his four-year career.
After his college days, he was released by the San Diego Chargers before playing for the BlueCats in 2003. He also played for Calgary Stampeders in the CFL.
Also returning to Evansville for the 2007 season is running back Kevin Galbreath. Last season, Galbreath appeared in 9 games with the BlueCats but was limited by an ankle injury. In 2005, Galbreath split time between the Tennessee Valley Raptors and Peoria Rough Riders. In 8 games with the Raptors, he rushed for 160 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also caught 7 passes for 49 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Galbreath played college football at North Texas where he led the Mean Green to back-to-back Sun Belt Conference championships. He earned first team all-conference honors both seasons. Galbreath and his North Texas teammates played in the New Orleans Bowl in 2001 and 2002, with Galbreath earning Most Outstanding Player honors for his record breaking performance in their 2002 New Orleans Bowl win. He scored a touchdown in the game, and rushed 28 times for 130 yards, a New Orleans Bowl record at the time. He was also recognized as an All-American honorable mention in college and was on standby with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2003.
He attended Edmond Santa Fe High School in Oklahoma where he played football, baseball, basketball, and track. Galbreath finished 3rd in the state in the 100 meter dash and was part of the state champion 4x100 meter relay team in 1998.
Catch the Excitement of Evansville BlueCats professional indoor football with season tickets for the 2007 season. Get your tickets early to reserve your seat for next season. 2007 season ticket holders get 50% off on all BlueCats merchandise while supplies last. For ticket information or to purchase 2007 tickets, call the season ticket hotline at (812) 437-CATS or stop by the BlueCats office to pick your seat in person. For more information on the Evansville BlueCats and 2007 season tickets, please visit the website at www.evansvillebluecats.com.
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