Vincent Fuller (American football)

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Vincent Fuller
No. --
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-08-03) August 3, 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 108
Debuted in 2005 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Vincent Fuller II (born August 3, 1982 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Early years[edit]

Fuller played high school football at Woodlawn High School.

College career[edit]

During his career at Virginia Tech, Fuller totaled 142 tackles, a half-sack, 19 pass deflections, eight interceptions, three fumble recoveries, and returned a blocked field goal for a 74-yard touchdown, while playing in 50 games.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Fuller was drafted by the Titans in the fourth round (108th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft. He was released by the Titans on 3 September 2011, in spite of offering to take a pay cut to stay on the roster.[1]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On October 5, 2011, he signed with the Detroit Lions.

New England Patriots[edit]

On December 21, 2011, he signed with the New England Patriots, after being released from IR by the Detroit Lions[2] He was released on December 23, 2011.

Personal[edit]

Fuller's brother, Kendall, attended Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney, Maryland and was highly ranked in track and field in the long jump. He also has a brother, Kyle, who went to Mount St. Joseph High School in Baltimore, MD. Both of his brothers play for Virginia Tech as defensive backs, following in Vincent's footsteps. Kyle is expected to be drafted in the first three rounds of the 2014 NFL draft after completing his time as a cornerback at Virginia Tech by being named to several nationally recognized All American teams. Vincent has a third brother, Corey Fuller that also played wide receiver at Virginia Tech after starring in track at the University of Kansas and was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

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