Played in all 12 games, starting seven...Primarily saw action in third down situations as a fullback...Moved to linebacker in the spring of 2007.
Played in 10 of the Herd's 11 games last season...Primarily saw action in third down and goal line situations...Also saw action on kick returns...Had a 19-yard kick return against Southern Miss...Recorded a special teams tackle at UTEP.
Reserve running back who rushed for 18 yards on six carries in win over Buffalo.
Redshirted, did not play.
Was the Huff Award winner as the best prep defensive player in the state for 2002 ... a standout linebacker and fullback at Princeton High that was named first-team Class AAA all-state as a junior and a senior ...played in the West Virginia North-South All-Star Game ... a four-year starter at linebacker that played on both sides of the ball for much of his career... despite missing parts of three games his senior season, he still rushed for almost 1,000 yards ... In the first round of the 2002 state playoffs he recorded 17 tackles and rushed for 119 yards on 17 carries.
Full name is William J. Albin ... was born on October 23, 1984 in Princeton, W.Va. ... son of Robert J. Albin and Mary Jane Pope-Albin ... a National Honor Society member who boasted a 3.8 prep GPA ... majoring in safety technology.