Fullwood Planning June Decision

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On May 5, Good Counsel (Olney, MD) rising senior Darius Fullwood revealed a top five of, in no order, Virginia Tech, Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Ohio State and Miami. At the time he also listed Penn State, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Boston College as other schools in “high consideration.”

Fullwood at a VT Junior Day earlier this spring
Fullwood at a VT Junior Day earlier this spring

TSL caught up with the 6’4”, 240-pound defensive end prospect this week to discuss his list of favorites, what’s next in his recruitment, when he plans to commit, and more.

Fullwood’s top five remains the same; however, in terms of those schools also under consideration, there are now only two.

“These schools are pretty much my finalists,” Fullwood said. “My top five is still (in no order) Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Miami, Kentucky and Ohio State. I’m still being heavily recruited by BC and Michigan State. Those are two places I haven’t visited before.”

Around 20 FBS schools offered Fullwood, who is rated a 3-star recruit by 247Sports.com. The standout defender discussed what separated the top schools from others that had pursued him.

“I think all of them are just a good fit,” Fullwood said. “I also like Michigan State and Boston College. I haven’t been to those schools. The other five, I have had a chance to visit those schools. Being able to see the campus, see the coaches in person, and talking to players who are able to tell me what the real deal is about a program and the campus life, all of these schools have been able to show me the quality traits I am looking for.”

With a pretty solid top five in place, Fullwood now looks ahead to making his college choice.

“I think that I want to try to make a decision sometime before the month of June is over,” Fullwood said.

As he mentioned, Fullwood has visited all five schools in his top five. He plans to return to at least one of the five before making his commitment.

“I’m definitely