Greg Kabat

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Greg Kabat
Born:(1911-05-21)May 21, 1911
Wisconsin, United States
Died:January 12, 1994(1994-01-12) (aged 82)
Malheur County, Oregon
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)RB/G/Flying wing
CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin
Career history
As player
1933–1940Winnipeg 'Pegs/Blue Bombers
1941Vancouver Grizzlies
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Gregory Stanley Kabat (May 21, 1911 – January 12, 1994) was an American gridiron football player and coach. He played Canadian football professionally as a running back for eight seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (NFL). He helped the Blue Bombers to two Grey Cup championships in 1935 and 1939. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin, where he was named to the 1932 College Football All-America Team as a guard. Kabat later coached football at Vancouver College, the University of British Columbia, and Cantwell High School in Montebello, California. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1966.

Coaching career[edit]

In 1948, Kabat was hired at the head football and head track coach at Cantwell High School in Montebello, California.[1] He resigned as football and track coach in 1966, but remained a member of the teaching faculty at the school.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greg Kabat Is Leaving Coach Grid". Calgary Herald. Calgary, Alberta. The Canadian Press. August 24, 1948. p. 17. Retrieved November 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  2. ^ "Cantwell Signs Grid Mentor". The Tidings. Los Angeles, California. February 26, 1966. p. 15. Retrieved November 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.

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