Cameron Albright of North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia, has signed his letter of intent to play football at UNC. Albright is a three-star safety prospect out of Georgia who committed to the Tar Heels way back on June 15th 2013. Albright picked UNC over lots of other high caliber programs, like Mississippi State, Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, and Cincinnati. Cameron Albright is the highest rated out of UNC’s two other safety commits in Allen Artis and Ayden Bonilla.
40 Time: 4.80
Rank: 41st Positional, 52nd State
Rating: Three Star (ESPN)
Hometown: Kennesaw, Georgia
Albright played a lot of wide receiver in high school, and those pass catching skills translate well to his play at the safety position. That leads into his best strength, which is pass coverage. He has shown flashes stopping the run but needs to work on consistent tackling.
Where he fits on the 2014 UNC roster is tricky. Some people believe Albright would be best suited as an outside linebacker, but at North Carolina, I think the “Ram” or hybrid linebacker safety position would fit him best. With Tre Boston gone, a starting spot in the secondary will be open, and expect Albright to challenge Darien Rankin for the starting job. Also, he will be a good contributor for the Tar Heels on special teams.
Overall, the Tar Heels are getting a good sleeper prospect in Cameron Albright who offers a lot of versatility, athleticism, and upside.
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