Six-foot-two JUCO corner high on WSU

DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR Mike Breske likes his cornerbacks tall and physical and those two attributes best describe Diablo Valley Junior College CB Antoine Albert. The 6-2, 200-pound corner, who holds a WSU offer, tells CF.C he's got high interest in the Cougs and is in the process of setting up his official visit to the Palouse.

Albert played all over the field for Diablo Valley in 2013. The freshman played cornerback, safety, linebacker and even defensive end, but with his height and 4.5 speed, WSU loves him at corner, he said.

"I've been in contact with their defensive coordinator Mike Breske," Albert said. "We actually spoke on Wednesday and he let me know him and the rest of the coaches are really interested in me and that they love my film.

"Coach Breske thinks I'm one of the top players in the state and he thinks I could go to Washington State and contribute to the team early in my career."

HIS PHYSICAL PRESENCE specifically, is why Breske wants Albert in crimson, Albert said. He also holds offers from Oregon State, Arizona, Cal, Utah State, Iowa State and others and recorded 34 tackles, four tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble last season.

"They like that I'm an aggressive defensive back," Albert said of WSU. "I'm a corner that can tackle, play off the ball, but also go up and make plays when I need to. I'm a versatile player, which the coaches like."

Albert added that he is in the process of nailing down visits and he's been in contact with schools about setting up dates. This includes WSU.

"Oh, I want to take a visit out there for sure," Albert said. "I've been to Oregon State already and the plan is to check out programs in the fall during my season. I know I want to go to WSU, Iowa State, Utah and Arizona.

"With WSU, Coach Breske has been telling me a lot about the school and the different changes on campus. He said he's going to make sure to stay in touch with me this summer and work out a good date for me to come out there. I'm hoping to go out there during one of my bye weeks."

ALBERT ADDED THAT he doesn't have any favorites at this time and doesn't plan on making his decision anytime soon.

A full qualifier out of Oakland Technical High, he decided to go the JC route because he didn't hold any D-IA football offers. Now, with nearly 10 college offers, things seem to be working out just fine for him.

Expected to graduate in December, Albert will enroll at his college of choice next January with three years to play two.

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