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Sergio Albert

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  CalWestern Teams of 1973


Position: K
Height: 6' 3'' Weight: 200
Born: 10/28/1951, in Mexico City, MEX
High School: Mexico (Mexico City, Mex.)
College: University of Anahuac, United States International University

Drafted: 1974, Round 8, Pick 7 (189 Overall) by St. Louis Cardinals

Albert attended high school in Mexico City, Mexico. He first enrolled at Universidad Anáhuac México Norte before accepting a scholarship from the U.S. International University to play soccer. He would later walk on to the football team after a tryout.

Albert was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth round (189th overall) of the 1974 NFL Draft. He is distinguished as being the third Mexican born player to be drafted into the National Football League (Tom Fears and Efren Herrera were the first ones).

He also was a part of the first National Football League game that was played outside of the United States and that was held in Japan. He was waived from the Cardinals on August 13, 1975.

On August 13, 1975, he was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Bears, but was released 5 days later.

In 1976, he was signed by the San Francisco 49ers, but did not make the team.

On April 7, 1977, he was signed as a free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was cut on June 8.

In 1977, he signed with the New York Giants, he was released on August 9.

His brother is Carlos Albert who is a former professional soccer player for the Necaxa Club of the Mexican soccer league.