Matthew Albright
No. 53
Born: (1991-09-14) September 14, 1991 (age 32)
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusNational
Position(s)OL
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight330 lb (150 kg)
UniversitySaint Mary's
CFL Draft2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 42
Drafted byBC Lions
Expansion draft2013 / Round: 2
Drafted byOttawa Redblacks
Career history
As player
2013BC Lions
20142017Ottawa Redblacks
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Matthew Albright (born September 14, 1991) is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman who is currently retired. He most recently played for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted 42nd overall in the 2013 CFL Draft by the BC Lions and signed with the club on May 27, 2013.[1] He played CIS football for the Saint Mary's Huskies where he was the AUS nominee in 2012 for the Russ Jackson Award. He played high school football at Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Professional career

On December 16, 2013, Albright was drafted by the Ottawa Redblacks in the second round of the 2013 CFL Expansion Draft. Nonetheless, he spent his first season in the CFL with the BC Lions. Following the 2013 season Albright returned to the team that drafted him. Matthew Albright was active for 14 games over the course of the next two seasons, and his contract was extended following the 2015 CFL season.[2] He retired in February 2018.

References

  1. ^ "Lions lock up Fabien, secure class of 2013". Archived from the original on 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  2. ^ "REDBLACKS extend DL Evans, OL Albright". CFL.ca. Retrieved 2016-04-23.