Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
UTAH: Came out of spring ball as the No. 2 left tackle … signed as a scholarship athlete in 2013 … originally walked on at Utah in the spring of 2011 but transferred to Orange Coast College that fall.
2014–Played in one game … participated in 20 plays against Idaho State in the season opener … lettered.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Second-team all-conference offensive tackle for Orange Coast College in 2012 … as a senior in high school, he was the 2010 Orange Coast League Lineman of the Year and a Daily Pilot Dream Team selection … won 11 total letters in high school in football (3), basketball (4), track (3) and volleyball (1) … football and basketball team captain two years … averaged 12.1 points and 11.2 rebounds as a senior in 2010-11 … once had 21 rebounds in a game … scholar-athlete.
PERSONAL: Son of Frank Albers and Kristen Leysen … father is a high school football coach … mother played basketball for Cal State-Fullerton … four sisters … parks, recreation and tourism major will receive his bachelor’s degree in December … full name is Andrew Reid Albers (pronounced al-burrs) ... born Dec. 22, 1992.