UAlbany football head coach joined us today to talk about the players who committed to Albany on early signing day. Early signing day is a new feature from the NCAA where student athletes that have already committed to a school can sign early.

Eight players signed yesterday:

Joe Casale S 6-3 180 Troy High School

Niko Culnan OL 6-3 285 Hudson Valley Community College

Joe Halasy DL 6-5 235 Midwood High School

Robert Lachmann DE 6-3 230 Hamburg Black Swans (Germany)

Mohab Omer OL 6-4 335 Shaker High School

Xavier Smith CB 5-9 170 Canton McKinley (Ohio)

Kobe Thomas OL 6-2 260 Parkland High School (Pa.)

Jeff Undercuffler QB 6-6 215 Holy Cross Academy (N.J.)

 

Coach Gattuso spoke very highly of Troy player Joe Casale. Saying the young man has a life plan and hopes he will achieve all his goals.