UAlbany Football BIO
Raphael Nguti
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Raphael Nguti 108513
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 330
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Brighton

UAlbany: Preseason all-conference offensive lineman ... positioned at right tackle ... made 33 career appearances ... the largest player on the team with regard to height and weight ... three varsity letters ... 2007: Voted first-team All-Northeast Conference ... paved the way for an offense that ranked 20th nationally in rushing offense at 208.6 yards per game and led the NEC with a 28.4 scoring average ... 12-game starter ... the Great Danes ran for 250-plus yards on five occasions ... UAlbany posted a season-high 524 total yards against Sacred Heart ... tailback David McCarty ranked 10th among the nation's rushing leaders ... 2006: Made several starts at the tackle position ... played in all 11 contests ... blocked for a unit that averaged 296.0 total yards and 193.7 rushing yards against NEC opponents ... moved the line for two 100-yard rushers against Sacred Heart on Oct. 14 ... 2005: Appeared in 10 games at the right tackle ... also worked at right guard ... the Great Danes averaged 173.7 rushing yards against conference opponents ... earned his first letter following a redshirt 2004 campaign ... High School: Honorable mention All-Greater Rochester by Democrat & Chronicle ... first-team All-Monroe County Division III All-Star ... also competed in the shot put as a member of the track & field program ... Personal: Major is political science with a minor in communication ... born 5-16-86 in Gary, Indiana ... parents are Tallam and Patricia Nguti ... has one brother, Michael, and one sister, Camille.

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