Willie "Gallopin' Gal" Galimore
- Position: Halfback
- School: Florida A&M
- High School: St. Augustine, FL (Excelsior HS)
- Years: 1953-1956
- Inducted: 1999
- Place of Birth: St. Augustine, FL
- Date of Birth: Mar 30, 1935
- Place of Death: Rensselaer, IN
- Date of Death: Jul 27, 1964
- Jersey Number: 28
- Height: 6-1
- Weight: 187
Member BiographyWillie Galimore had four brilliant years at
Florida A&M. He was all-Southern Intercollegiate
Athletic Conference choice four times and was named
black college All-America by the Pittsburgh Courier
He played for Hall of Fame coach Jake Gaither, and
the team records were 10-1, 8-1, 7-1-1, and 8-1
totaling 33-4-1. The Rattlers won four conference
championships and one black college national
In Galimore's biggest game he rushed for 295 yards
and four touchdowns against Tennessee State in 1956.
He had rushing totals of 187 yards against Morris
Brown and 159 aginst Xavier (Louisiana) in 1955.
He scored 16 touchdowns in 1956.
His longest run was 98 yards against Allen in 1956.
In four years he gained 3,596 yards rushing. In 1956,
he averaged 9.5 yards on every rushing attempt.
Willie Galimore was born March 30, 1935, in St.
Augustine, Florida. He attended Excelsior High
School in St. Augustine. Gallimore played for the
Chicago Bears 1957-63. At the age of 29 he died in an
auto accident in Rensselaer, Indiana, July 27, 1964