Kyle Fuller is a professional American football cornerback player for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Before being named the 14th overall Bears in the 2014 NFL, he was known to play for the Virginia Tech Hokies, where he was identified and ranked as one of the best cornerbacks.
While playing for the Bears, Fuller never failed to make his team and fans proud by giving his best on the field. No wonder he is considered the best player on the team with the highest contract of $56,000,000.
Kyle Fuller: Biography
Kyle was born on 16 February 1992 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He attended Mount Saint Joseph High School, where he was very active in sports. The two sports in which Kyle was actively involved were athletics and American football. With the school’s soccer team, he set a record of four interceptions as a junior and one as a senior. He also played in the high school’s annual post-season all-star football game, the Maryland Crab Bowl, which is often played at McDaniel College and has seen the most outstanding football players.
With the athletic team, Fuller was an exceptional sprinter and jumper. With a time of 37.98 seconds, he finished fifth in the 300-meter run at the 2010 IAAM-MIAA Champs, and in the same year, he participated in the 2010 Woodlawn Warrior Invitational and won the long jump. 2010 ended on a high note for Fuller as he was recognized by the official ESPN website as a three-star recruit and listed as the nation’s forty-third cornerback.
Kyle Fuller began his career in 2011 as a second-team All-ACC selector, playing 14 games in two different positions, 100 of which were in special teams and over a thousand snaps in defense. After that, he recorded 65 tackles, 7 pass breaks, 5 quarterback rushes, and 2 interceptions. He also had a Fumble Forced Fumble, a Fumble Recovery, and a team-high 14.5 Tackles for Loss and 4.5 Sacks in the season. He had the same career success the following year with 52 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 5 pass failures.
In 2013, Kyle became one of the permanent captains of the Hokies. He also made it into the All-ACC selection as the third team and finished the season with 24 tackles, 10 misses, and 2 interceptions.
Kyle Fuller’s professional career began in 2014 when he attended and performed all the combination exercises of the National Football League’s Scouting Combine. He then made it into the National Football League draft as the top corner hockey contender and was ranked sixth-best corner kicker by Sports Illustrated. In the same year, he signed his first contract with the Chicago Bears, who voted him their second cornerback. The four-year contract, which was signed on 14 May 2014, was worth $56,000,000 with a signing bonus of $5.36 million. Fuller is estimated to have a net value of $3 million with an average salary of around $14,000.
Kyle Fuller Parents, Brothers
Kyle, whose middle name is Brandon, has three brothers, Kendall, Corey, and Vincent. His father’s name is Vincent Fuller, while his mother’s name is Nina Dorsey Fuller.
After the Browners of the 1980s, the Fullers are another good example of four brothers who made it to the NFL. Kyle’s oldest brother Vincent was born on August 3, 1982, and as Kyle, he started playing American football in high school. He started his career at Virginia Tech, but his professional career took him to the Tennessee Titans before signing with the Detroit Lions and eventually the New England Patriots. Vincent, however, retired as an NFL security guard.
The same goes for Corey Fuller, Kyle’s second brother, who is a Lions Wide Receiver. Kendall Fuller, who happens to be the youngest of the four, is a cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs and is considered the most talented of the four Fullers.
Interestingly, all four Fullers attended Virginia Tech, and their father was a child coach for more than two decades before he decided to take over their community newspaper, Woodlawn Villager, in 2015.
Height, Weight, Body Stats
In addition to his good looks and distinctive abilities, Kyle has a beautiful body. He is 1.82 m tall and has a bodyweight of 86 kg (190 lb). His brother Vincent is only one inch taller than him, he is 1 inch tall and weighs 190 lb (86 kg). Kyle’s two other brothers – Corey and Kendall – measure 6ft 2 inches and 5ft 11 inches respectively. They also weigh 200 lb and 180 lb respectively.