Fuller Looking for Breakout Season

McKinney, Texas product Jeffrey Fuller still denies a leader, but has a solid grouping of seven schools that have somewhat separated themselves from the pack, Oklahoma being among that list. While Fuller is no closer to a decision now they he was when we last spoke with him, the Sooners are still in a good place with the wide receiver.

Jeffrey Fuller recently named Florida, LSU, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas and Texas A&M as the seven programs that are out in front for his services and we took time to find out how much contact the 6-foot-4, 203-pound wide receiver has had with the Sooner coaching staff lately. As it stands now he is close to setting up an official visit to Norman this season.

"I am still in constant contact with the coaching staff at Oklahoma and am still very interested in them," Fuller said. "I talk to my recruiter Coach (Josh) Heupel a lot and have also spoken with both Coach (Kevin) Wilson and Coach (Kevin) Sumlin. I told them that I would like to attend the Miami game for my official visit, so right now we are working on making that happen. Oklahoma is obviously a great program as I have stated before, so while I do not have a specific leader they are definitely up there in my top six right now."

"My relationship with the coaching staff is what I would call a good one," Fuller added. "They have that whole family atmosphere going out in Norman and are all great people, so there is definitely a comfort level there."

Fuller's reaction to the recent penalties imposed on the Oklahoma program was somewhat mum and he like all prospects we have spoke to so far about it seemed to be somewhat apathetic regarding the situation.

"I really don't have much to say about it to tell you the truth," Fuller stated. "It does not hurt them for the future really other then those two scholarships they lose over a two year span, but Oklahoma will be fine. There have been other schools in the past that have had very stiff penalties laid down that have really effected their program, but these sanctions obviously are not on that kind of level. It has absolutely zero affect on my decision and I really don't see it as that big of a deal."

During his junior season at McKinney Boyd High School, Fuller caught 26 passes for 380 yards and three touchdowns. We talked to him about his goals going into his senior season and while most were team oriented, that breakout season is something that he is definitely shooting for.

"The main goal is to win games and help my team," Fuller explained. "I would like to average two touchdowns a game and silence some of my critics by having that breakout season that others have had and I haven't, but my teams' success far outweighs my individual goals to be frank. I guess the one thing I would really like to do is earn a spot in the Army All-American game in San Antonio, so we will see if that happens. Right now my focus is on helping my team the best I can, regardless of my individual statistics and accomplishments."

Fuller benches 265 pounds, squats 370 and has a 36-inch vertical jump. He earned second team All-District honors as a junior and carries a 3.6 core GPA. Fuller also scored a 1200 on the 1600 scale on his SAT.

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