Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
UTAH: Slated to back up Jeremiah Poutasi at left tackle ... joined Utes as a scholarship athlete in 2013 after originally walking on to the team in the spring of 2011 (left that fall for Orange Coast College). 2013-Redshirt.
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 ... last name is pronounced al-burrs ... born Dec. 22, 1992.