Super Sophomore Has Two Offers

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Only a freshman last year, Kendall Fuller saw action on the varsity level of one of Maryland’s top high school football programs in Good Counsel (Olney, MD). Though he wasn’t a full-time starter in 2009 (he is now in 2010), the 6-0, 175-pound defensive back/wide receiver showed enough to garner two FBS offers.

“In terms of offers, right now its Virginia and Virginia Tech,” said Vincent Fuller, Kendall’s father. The offers are verbal because Kendall can’t receive written offers until the August before his senior season. “Other schools have been by Good Counsel from what I hear. Other schools have talked about it, but nobody has come through like Virginia Tech and Virginia.”

UVa offered in May while Virginia Tech’s coaches extended an offer following their July 10 one-day camp.

“Kendall showed in his freshman year that he is extremely talented,” Fuller said. “His fundamental skills as a wide receiver, defensive back, and even as a quarterback are good. When schools have watched him, they could see his skill level is as good as any junior or senior he is out there on the field with.”

Vincent Fuller II played for Virginia Tech and is currently a defensive back for the Tennessee Titans. Corey accepted a track scholarship to Kansas but has since transferred to Virginia Tech, where he has walked on to the football squad. Kyle is a freshman cornerback at Virginia Tech. It would certainly seem as though the Hokies are the favorites to land Kendall, but Mr. Fuller says his son is open at this point.

“Right now Kendall doesn’t really have an idea of where he wants to go,” Fuller said. “He wants to see what offers he gets before he makes any kind of decision. I don’t think he’ll seriously get into it really until next year. He’ll try to get offers and then make the best decision he can.”

The success of his brothers has fueled Kendall to work hard on and off the field.

“He has seen what his brothers have gone through and that has motivated him because he wants to do the same things they’ve done,” Fuller said. “He knows he needs to work hard if he wants to accomplish what they’ve accomplished. He has some big shoes to fill. Vince is in the NFL. Corey earned a track scholarship and is now playing college football at Virginia Tech.