Oct 26, 2013; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies cornerback Kendall Fuller (11) intercepts a pass intended for Duke Blue Devils wide receiver Jamison Crowder (3) during the first quarter at Lane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Kendall Fuller is a 2014 Sports Illustrated Preseason All-American

Kendall Fuller has been receiving plenty of preseason honors and it all started when Phil Steele named him as a member of his Preseason All-ACC First Team. The honors continued as Steele also named Fuller to his Preseason All-American Second Team while the ACC media named him to the official Preseason All-ACC team. On top of that, Fuller was placed at tied for 37th in ESPN’s countdown of the top 100 players in college football.

Now, Fuller is gaining more significant preseason honors.

Kendall Fuller was named to Sports Illustrated’s 2014 Preseason All-American Team after having a very good freshman season. Fuller is not the only sophomore in the secondary on this team as Florida State’s Jalen Ramsey is one of the two safeties on this team while Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III is at cornerback. This is a tremendous honor for Fuller who is gaining the respect he deserves.

As a freshman, Kendall Fuller proved why he was one of the top cornerback recruits in all of college football and also showed that he will be a first-round pick in a future NFL Draft. Fuller had 58 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 6 interceptions, 11 pass deflections, and 1 forced fumbles in what was an incredible freshman season that earned him Freshman All-American honors along with being the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Kendall Fuller is a complete cornerback that is a tough man coverage player with the speed to stay up with anyone, the ball skills to breakup passes and force turnovers, and the athleticism to go up and get the ball. Fuller also is a very good tackler and a strong run defender. Fuller still has room to grow but he is on his way to being one of the greatest defensive players and greatest cornerback in Virginia Tech football history.

Kendall Fuller is a star and it wouldn’t surprise me if his numbers this season are even better and he easily earns First Team All-American honors across many college football sites.

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