Albany's Masters Ready for a Bigger Role in 2014

Published 06/27 2014 08:25PM

Updated 06/27 2014 08:55PM

Expectations are high entering the fall in Albany, and some have the Lions making it all the way to AT&T Stadium. If Albany is going to live up to those expectations they'll need a big year from junior Caleb Masters.

As a sophomore, Masters burst on to the scene as a threat to score from anywhere on the field as a running back. The speedster ran for over 1,900 yards and 23 touchdowns in 2013, and is looking to do more this upcoming season.

That includes playing both sides of the ball for the Lions.

"I want to do everything I can for my team. Play as hard as I can and have a little bit of leadership because every team needs leadership, and I'm hoping I can bring that to the table for my team and for my coaches. We've been working really hard in the off-season as a team, and I've been doing a lot of individual workouts and camps. I think that as a team we really have a chance to do good this year," said Caleb Masters.

"Caleb's a great football player. He loves to play the game, plays with a lot of passion, and has a lot of talent to go along with it. So, we're looking for great things from him this season," said head coach Denny Faith.

The Lions will open the season against Colorado City on August 29th.

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