Will Fuller is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). Similarly, he was drafted by the Texans in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
High School Career
One of five siblings (he has 4 sisters), Fuller attended Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he played high school football for the Cahillites. Likewise, as a senior in 2012, he was named the MVP of the Philadelphia Catholic League 4A, recording 57 receptions for 932 yards and eight touchdowns.
Fuller played sparingly as a freshman at Notre Dame, catching only six passes. He scored his first touchdown on a 47-yard pass from Tommy Rees against Air Force on October 26, 2013. Likewise, he recorded 160 receiving yards in that game, averaging 26.6 yards per catch, which led the team.
Moreover, Fuller emerged as a starter his sophomore year following an impressive off-season, following that up by having a breakout season for the Irish. Similarly, he recorded 76 receptions for 1,094 yards with 15 touchdowns, tying Golden Tate for the school single-season record. Furthermore, in a game versus Northwestern, he caught nine passes for 159 yards and 3 touchdowns; all career highs.
At the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, Fuller ran a 4.32 official 40-yard dash, which was the best time among wide receivers. Fuller was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round with the 21st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was the second wide receiver taken in the 2016 NFL Draft, only behind Baylor’s Corey Coleman, who went to the Cleveland Browns with the 15th overall pick.
- Full Name: William Vincent Fuller V
- Date of Birth: April 16, 1994
- Age: 25
- Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
- Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
- High school: Philadelphia (PA) Roman Catholic
- College: Notre Dame
- NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
- Position: Wide receiver
- Current team: Houston Texans (#15 / Wide receiver)
- Education: University of Notre Dame, Roman Catholic High School
- Parents: Megan Mitchell, Bill Fuller
- Net Worth: N/A
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