Jeffrey Fuller: Big WR at McKinney Boyd

The Texas Longhorns will have a total of seven upperclassmen at the wide receiver position next year. This should open up room for Texas to bring in at least two or three wide receivers in the class of 2008. McKinney Boyd High School in the Dallas area is home to a very tall wide receiver that has the potential to dominate smaller corners.

Jeffrey Fuller could possibly be a guy that Texas looks at to fill their big receiver void left when Limas Sweed graduates. Head Coach Don Drake talked about Fuller's physical attributes and talent on the football field.

"He has turned into a good blocker," Drake said. "He is a physical kid. He is a good route runner and has good hands. Like you said, he can really go up for the ball."

The 6-foot-6, 190-pound Jeffrey Fuller runs the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds. Fuller is the son of former San Francisco 49ers defensive back Jeff Fuller. Size is Fuller's most obvious gift, but he brings a good work ethic as well. He is already hearing from a number of Division I schools.

"He's getting letters from everybody. There are stacks of them every week," Drake said. "He is getting mail from schools across the board. If they are a big school, he has probably gotten something from them."

McKinney Boyd has a very young team this year. Coach Drake ran down several other players on his roster that could receive Division I interest with a good season this year.

"It's hard to say because we are a pretty young football team," Drake said. "Jeff's one that every one is looking at because he plays wide receiver and is so big."

"We have a running back named A.J. Jones. He is a pretty good football player," Drake said. "Robert Sparks is about 6-foot-4, 240 pounds. He has a pretty good frame."

"This is their first year to play varsity football. Jeff played last year as a sophomore, but both are getting the informational letters that Jeff is getting as well," Drake said.

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