Versatile Football Prospect Attracting Attention

This junior from Georgia is already receiving interest from SEC schools.

Columbus, Ga.--Kendrick High School's do it all guy is junior Courtland Fuller.

Fuller is a four-sport star for Kendrick playing football, basketball, baseball and running track.

The 6-1, 185 pound athlete, with 4.5 speed in the 40, played quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back and returned kicks for his Kendrick team this season. He plays small forward on the basketball team, shortstop and centerfield for the baseball team and is running the 100 meters this spring for the track team.

However, despite his multi-talented approach to high school athletics, his future on the college level looks to be on the football field where he will likely play wide receiver or defensive back.

Courtland Fuller

His football coach, Ahmand Tinker, says that the multi-sport athlete had a solid season on the gridiron for his team despite some injuries. "Passing he was 24-48 for 239 yards and three touchdowns," the Kendrick coach says. "He had 17 rushes for 224 yards and one touchdown and receiving he had 14 catches and six touchdowns.

"He started at quarterback the first four games and then he got injured and sat out two games. Then he came back and he rolled in at quarterback, receiver, defensive back and also kick returner."

The talented athlete says his abilities have already garnered him some early recruiting attention. "I have already been contacted by Alabama, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Auburn," Fuller says.

Despite the early attention, Fuller says that he has not even started thinking about where he plans on heading to college. However he says the campus, the facilities and overall college life will be the main factors in his decision.


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