Team preview: Albany

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 13, 2009, 5:38 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Will Brown figured he had received a pretty awesome early Christmas gift on Dec. 20, 2001, when Brown -- a 30-year-old who was a mere nine months removed from coaching a junior college -- was offered the interim head coaching position at the University at Albany.