Fulton Kuykendall

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Fulton Kuykendall
Date of birth (1953-06-10) June 10, 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Coronado, California
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College UCLA
NFL draft 1975 / Round: 6 / Pick 132
Career history
As player
1975–1984 Atlanta Falcons
1985 San Francisco 49ers
Career stats

Fulton Kuykendall (born in 1953) is a former NFL football player. He is a graduate from the University of California, Los Angeles who played pro football from 1975–1985 for the Atlanta Falcons. The lanky 6-4 225 lb Kuykendall started primarily at inside linebacker for the Falcons from 1975–1983, making the Pro Football Weekly All-NFC Team in 1978. Nicknamed "Kaptain Krazy" by his teammates, he was known for his apparent disregard for his body, launching himself into opposing blockers and ball carriers with fervor. A Member of the 1977 Atlanta Falcons "Gritz Blitz" defense. Noted for fewest points in a season 129. Also known as one of the top 10 NFL Defenses of All-Time.[citation needed] .