Fuller Wants to Visit UCLA

2016 Old Tappan (New Jersey) cornerback Jordan Fuller is staring to turn his attention to recruiting, and one school that figures to factor in is UCLA, where his brother Devin currently plays...

Schools have quietly come through Old Tappan (N.J.) Northern Valley to see one of the lesser known standouts of the 2016 class, and athlete Jordan Fuller is beginning to rake in the offers.

He recently added offers from Pittsburgh, Florida State and North Carolina. Penn State, Rutgers, UCLA, Boston College and Virginia previously offered, but schools are still trying to figure out his best position.

"I guess they like my athleticism," the 6-foot-2, 193-pound Fuller said. "They just say, ‘We like your film. We want to offer you a scholarship.' I've heard wide receiver, I've heard quarterback, and I'm pretty sure some of the schools are on me as a defensive back, too."

And the schools aren't alone in trying to identify Fuller's best spot, or a preference on where he will play.

"I really don't know. I'm really torn on it," he said. "On defense, you have a play and you have to react. On offense, you have to go through the play, but I like the reacting, getting interceptions, and stuff like that."

As a sophomore, he rushed 92 times for 785 yards and seven scores. He also made 13 catches for 195 yards, and he made 54 tackles and intercepted a pass. In 2014, he is expected to play quarterback, but right now he is trying to spent a little more time looking at his recruitment, and trying to arrange set up a few visits.

"I'd like to see Florida State," he said. "Just knowing their tradition, it seems like a cool place to be. I also want to see my brother (UCLA receiver Devin Fuller) since I don't get to see him that much. I want to go out to UCLA."

When it comes to two of his most recent offers – North Carolina and Florida State – getting to know more about each program is important.

"I'm supposed to call the (UNC) head coach (Larry Fedora) this weekend," Fuller said. "I know they had a good running back, Giovani Bernard, a few years ago. I know Eric Ebron from this year.

"Florida State, I just know it's in Florida, so it's nice weather, and it's pretty down there. I watched them and they just completed dominated most times last year."

Outside of UCLA, perhaps the program Fuller knows the best is Penn State, which offered him as a running back.

"When I went, it seemed like there was a great vibe I was getting from the coaches," he said. "They're all a family and they love their players, and they get the best out of their players. It's an attractive school and they have their tradition. It seems like a really good place to be."

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