At Michigan ... two-year letterman ... has appeared in 12 career contests on special teams ... switched from jersey #42 to #24 prior to 2010 spring practice ... switched from jersey #24 to #38 prior to the 2010 Indiana game (Oct. 2).
Senior/Junior (2012) ... appeared in two games as a reserve on special teams vs. Illinois (Oct. 13) and Massachusetts (Sept. 15).
Junior/Sophomore (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... did not see game action.
Sophomore/Freshman (2010) ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 10 games ... made collegiate debut on special teams vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... switched from #24 to #38 prior to the Indiana (Oct. 2) game ... posted his first collegiate tackle on special teams against the Hoosiers ... contributed on special teams units vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9), Iowa (Oct. 16) and at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... appeared on special teams against Illinois (Nov. 6), Purdue (Nov. 13) and Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... played on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... contributed on special teams vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.
Freshman (2009) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Ypsilanti High School (2009) coached by Dave Poole ... three-year varsity performer ... Honors and Rankings ... All-Mega Red conference and all-area selection as a senior ... all-area honoree as a junior ... Other Sports ... four-year letterman in track ... earned all-state honors all four years.
Personal ... Albert Charles Backey III was born May 29, 1991 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in sociology.
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