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Walt Beach
Walt Beach
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1985
Other Position: Football, Men's Track & Field; 1956-59
Walt Beach
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 08/01/2007

An outstanding football player who was also a standout in track... set six CMU records during his 1956-59 football career, including single-season rushing (1,084), career rushing (2,968), career receptions (62), career receiving yardage (928) and total offense (3,018)... named All-America in 1959 by the Associated Press... an NAIA All-America honorable mention selection in 1958 and 1959... named the CMU MVP in 1958 and 1959... played for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL for eight years and was a regular on the 1964 World Championship team... ran a school-record tying 9.7 in the 100-yard dash... a product of Pontiac Central High School.