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Bryson Albright
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1994-03-15) March 15, 1994 (age 26)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College:Miami (OH)
Undrafted:2016
Career history
* Buffalo Bills ( 2016)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Bryson Albright (born March 15, 1994) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Miami (OH). He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft.

High school careerEdit

Albright attended St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a senior, he recorded 70 tackles and 11 sacks. He was then invited to play in Ohio's 2012 North-South All-Star game. ScoutingOhio.com ranked him in their top 150 recruits.[1]

College careerEdit

Albright then attended Miami University, where he majored in kinesiology.

As a true freshman in 2012, he appeared in all 12 games. He recorded 19 tackles, one sack and 1.5 tackles-for-loss. In 2013, as a sophomore, he started all 12 games. He recorded 55 tackles (24 solo.), five sacks, 11.5 tackles-for-loss and one pass deflected. As a junior in 2014, he started all 12 games. He recorded 55 tackles, six sacks, eight tackles-for-loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass deflected. For the season, he was named Miami's Defensive Lineman of the Year. In 2015, he appeared in all 12 games (11 starts). He recorded 51 tackles (30 solo.), seven sacks and one interception.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Season Defense Fumbles
Year Team GP GS Tack. Solo. Ass. Sacks TFL FF FR
2012 Miami (OH) 12 0 19 11 8 1 1.5 0 0
2013 Miami (OH) 12 12 55 24 31 5 11.5 0 0
2014 Miami (OH) 12 12 55 33 22 6 8 1 1
2015 Miami (OH) 12 11 51 30 21 7 12.5 1 3
Career 48 35 180 98 82 19.5 33.5 2 4

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 239 lb 4.89 s 1.66 s 2.76 s 4.25 s 6.87 s 33 in 10 ft 01 in 18 reps

Buffalo BillsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Albright was signed by the Buffalo Bills on May 2, 2016.[2][3][4] After initially making the Bills 53-man, regular season roster,[5] he was cut on September 15 and re-signed to the Bills' practice squad two days later.[2][6] On December 10, he was promoted to the Bills' active roster for their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2][7] He was waived on December 13, 2016 and re-signed back to the practice squad.[8][9]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

On January 24, 2017, Albright signed a reserve/future contract with the Bengals.[10] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[11]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On September 4, 2017, Albright was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.[12] He was promoted to the active roster on October 30, 2017.[13]

On August 2, 2018, Albright was waived/injured by the Cardinals and placed on injured reserve.[14] He was released five days later with an injury settlement.

Personal lifeEdit

Albright is the son of Dan and Denise Albright. His brother Alex Albright is a former linebacker for Boston College and the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bryson Albright Bio". http://www.miamiredhawks.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/bryson_albright_960151.html.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Bryson Albright Transactions". http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/bryson-albright-player-transactions.
  3. Alvarado, Alex (April 30, 2016). "Buffalo Bills signs Bryson Albright as undrafted free agent". http://www.hustlebelt.com/mac-football/2016/4/30/11546692/buffalo-bills-signs-bryson-albright-as-undrafted-free-agent.
  4. Skurski, Jay (August 23, 2016). "Bryson Albright's roster push, the cornerback battle, an amazing photo". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on August 28, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160828044001/http://bills.buffalonews.com/2016/08/23/jay-skurskis-3-bills-thoughts-bryson-albrights-roster-push-cornerback-battle-amazing-photo/. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  5. Rodak, Mike (September 2, 2016). "Glenn Gronkowski, Bryson Albright make Buffalo Bills' 53-man roster". http://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/212782/glenn-gronkowski-bryson-albright-make-buffalo-bills-53-man-roster.
  6. Culley, Stephen (September 16, 2016). "Bills sign OLB Bryson Albright to practice squad". http://billswire.usatoday.com/2016/09/16/buffalo-bills-bryson-albright-practice-squad/.
  7. Brown, Chris (December 10, 2016). "Bills call up LB Albright from practice squad". http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-call-up-LB-Albright-from-practice-squad/6b4498e2-cf1b-489e-8b54-bb869303a3ec.
  8. Brown, Chris (December 13, 2016). "S Ihedigbo to I-R; LB Albright waived, two promoted from practice squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20170907033119/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/S-Ihedigbo-to-I-R-LB-Albright-waived-two-promoted-from-practice-squad/a570b9a3-698f-4c3f-81e9-834e6e7e5bec.
  9. Brown, Chris (December 15, 2016). "Bills add LB Albright, RB O’Neal to practice squad". http://blogs.buffalobills.com/2016/12/15/bills-add-lb-albright-rb-oneal-to-practice-squad/.
  10. Marcum, Jason (January 24, 2017). "Bryson Albright signs futures contract with Bengals". http://www.cincyjungle.com/2017/1/24/14370740/bryson-albright-signs-futures-contract-bengals.
  11. Toback, Rebecca (September 2, 2017). "NFL roster cuts 2017: Cincinnati Bengals 53-man roster". https://www.cincyjungle.com/2017/9/2/16245134/nfl-roster-cuts-2017-cincinnati-bengals-53-man-roster.
  12. Cox, Seth (September 4, 2017). "Arizona Cardinals add Andy Lee, release Matt Wile and make two more roster moves". https://www.revengeofthebirds.com/2017/9/4/16252338/arizona-cardinals-add-andy-lee-release-matt-wile-t-j-logan-obum-gwachum.
  13. Williams, Charean (October 30, 2017). "Cardinals elevate Bryson Albright". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/10/30/cardinals-elevate-bryson-albright/.
  14. Urban, Darren (August 2, 2018). "Cardinals Bring Back Cap Capi". https://www.azcardinals.com/news/cardinals-bring-back-cap-capi.

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