The 2014 NFL Draft is almost here and Kyle Fuller has been making a very big rise up the draft board from a second to third round pick at the beginning of the process to being one of the top 4 cornerbacks on the board. Kyle Fuller has excelled in the draft process and by the time the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft is complete, Fuller could go in the top 20 picks. However, one of the biggest benefits with Kyle Fuller is not just his potential but also his talent that he already has to make an immediate impact.
Kyle Fuller was injured this past season and missed multiple games but Fuller has proven at the NFL Combine and the Virginia Tech Pro Day that he is definitely healthy and his injuries are not much of a concern. Kyle Fuller originally was more of a safety which made him a very good tackler and run defender while also helping him develop his above-average ball hawking skills. Kyle Fuller also has very good speed but most importantly, the former Hokie is a very tough, physical cornerback with good size and the ability to jam receivers without being penalized.
Kyle Fuller only played in 8 total games this past season but he still was able to garner many postseason honors. Most notably, Kyle Fuller was named a Walter Camp Second Team All-American while also being a Coaches First Team All-ACC which shows the respect that the rest of the ACC has for him. Kyle Fuller also was a Third Team All-ACC selection by the media but Fuller’s First Team All-ACC selection by the Coaches proves how good of a player he was this past year when healthy.
Kyle Fuller had 6 career interceptions and 10 pass deflections this past season in limited action as Fuller is ready for a very strong rookie season. Fuller has the talent right now to be a very solid second starting cornerback and has the potential to be one of the top 10 to 15 cornerbacks in the league. Fuller is a productive player that will get the job done and make teams try to incorporate their third and fourth receivers. Kyle Fuller is going to make a big impact at the next level from the start of his career.
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