Nate Byham fully understands the merits of being a flexible position player from his days as a tight end who could also play fullback in the National Football League with both the Tampa Bay Bucs and the San Francisco 49ers.
Former UAlbany tight end Brian Parker has signed a free agent contract with the New York Jets to return to the National Football League for the 2017 season.
As a youngster, Jerod Diggs' favorite football team was the Atlanta Falcons.
2017 Spring Football Central
The annual Spring Stomp, featuring the UAlbany football and men's lacrosse teams, is set for April 22nd at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.
"One" is just a number for University at Albany quarterback Will Brunson. Named the starting signal caller this spring by the UAlbany coaching staff, Brunson knows his No. 1 job is not guaranteed. Spring practice gives him a chance to develop his overall game and personal skills, no matter who gets more snaps behind the center next fall.
The Colonial Athletic Association has announced that 42 UAlbany football players have been honored on the league's 2016 Academic All-Conference Team.
UAlbany head football coach Greg Gattuso has announced changes to the 2017 coaching staff, including three additions and three coaches changing titles.
Although Mother Nature dumped a foot and a half of snow on Casey Stadium this week, footballs will soon be held, kicked, recovered, tossed and caught by experienced players and newcomers alike in the first stage of preparation for the 2017 campaign next fall.
Following the program's strongest year under the tenure of Greg Gattuso, the University at Albany football team has announced its 2017 home schedule.
Football and family go hand-in-hand for University at Albany assistant football coach Gabe Luvara. The assistant offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach grew up with a football in his crib, and he continues his love affair with the game as part of the "Purple Family."
You don't have to be physical specimens like NFL stars J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans or Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders to impress University at Albany defensive line coach Delbert Cowsette. But you better have a nose for the football if you expect to wear a Great Danes' uniform.