Fuller named ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year

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Kendall Fuller has been named ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year.  Fuller was one of seven freshmen to receive votes.

Kendall Fuller , VT: 25 votes
DeVon Edwards, Duke: 18 votes
Brandon Facyson , VT: 7 votes
Ryan Janvion, Wake: 5 votes
William Likely, Maryland: 4 votes
Nate Andrews, FSU: 4 votes
Jalen Ramsey, FSU: 2 votes

Fuller finished fifth in the nation with six interceptions as a true freshman.  He defended a total of 16 passes this season, and he also finished with 2.5 TFL and 0.5 sacks.

A total of seven Virginia Tech players were named to the All-ACC team on Monday.

Derrick Hopkins , DT: Second team, 73 total votes
Jack Tyler , LB: Second team, 93 total votes
Kendall Fuller , CB: Second team, 91 total votes
A.J. Hughes, P: Second team, 79 total votes
Luther Maddy , DT: Third team, 56 votes
Kyle Fuller , CB: Third team, 58 votes
Brandon Facyson , CB: Third team, 53 votes

Andrew Miller, David Wang, James Gayle and Kyhshoen Jarrett were Honorable Mention All-ACC.

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  1. Congratulations to you Kendall! Great job. I also hope this shows our coaches that the number of stars can make a difference.

    1. True but Fayscon was not far behind Kendall and he was a 3 star(vs a 5). Without his injury, BF may have beaten out KF. Both are outstanding.

  2. Especially proud of Kendall being a Hokie and Baltimorean myself. Great job Kendall and all the Fuller Brothers.

  3. I think Brandon Facyson would have been ACC Def Rookie of Year if werent for his concussion

    1. I think you might be right, he also got bumped with the return of Exum, his playing time decreased and the couple that with being hurt. His reps don’t compare to Fullers. They both played ridiculously well for being freshman, kudos to both players!

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