Virginia Offensive Guard Branden Albert Says He Will Enter NFL Draft

Virginia offensive guard Branden Albert will forgo his final season of eligibility

Jan. 2, 2008

Early NFL Draft Entrants

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Virginia offensive guard Branden Albert will forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the NFL draft.

Cavaliers coach Al Groh said Albert informed him of his decision on Wednesday.

"We're supportive of whatever is in his best interest," Groh told The Associated Press.

The 23-year-old Albert, a 6-foot-7, 310-pound third-team All-American, started all 37 games that he played with the Cavaliers.

Virginia lost to Texas Tech 31-28 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday.


 

 

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