Mike Fuller

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Mike Fuller
Born: (1953-04-07) April 7, 1953 (age 66)
Jackson, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s)Safety
CollegeAuburn
NFL draft1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
As player
1975–1980San Diego Chargers
1981–1982Cincinnati Bengals

Michael Darwin Fuller (born April 7, 1953) is an American former professional football player who was a safety for eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Auburn Tigers.

Fuller grew up in Mobile, Alabama, where he played football for John Shaw High School. While at Auburn University, he was named to the All-SEC first team for the 1973 and 1974 seasons.[1]

As a safety in the NFL, Fuller intercepted 17 passes, which he returned for 176 yards and a touchdown, and recovered 14 fumbles (9 on offense, 5 on defense).

He was also a kick returner on special teams. In his 8 NFL seasons, he gained 1,701 yards returning kickoffs and 2,660 yards returning punts, with 2 touchdowns and a 10.6 yards per return average. Fuller recorded a 27-yard punt return in a 1981 AFC divisional playoff game against the Buffalo Bills and a 17-yard punt return in Super Bowl XVI.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2005 Auburn Tigers Football Media Guide, Auburn University Athletic Department, Auburn, Alabama, pp. 142–142, 180 (2005). Retrieved August 19, 2011

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