Jordan Fuller, a 4-star cornerback recruit from Old Tappan High School in Old Tappan, NJ, had an impressive junior campaign, which earned him over twenty scholarship offers to prominent Division-1 schools. On offense Fuller was all over the field. He threw three touchdowns, ran for over 600 yards and five more scores and three additional receiving touchdowns to go with his 313 yards of receiving. That’s pretty impressive for a guy who’s being recruited as a cornerback. On defense, he added 53 tackles and three interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown. The all-around threat took some time to talk with Scout about his upcoming senior year...
SCOUT: What do you believe are your strengths and weaknesses as a football player?
FULLER: For my strengths, I’d say the ability to make quick decisions. Also, my speed and versatility are major keys to my game. As for my weaknesses, I would say my strength in the weight room, which I am continuing to improve.
What aspect of your game do you hope to improve upon most heading into your senior year?
Really, just my big play ability. Not for myself, but because that would help my team win.
What goals do you have for your senior year, personal as well as team oriented?
My personal goal would be to graduate and to make a decision that I am completely satisfied with a school. Team-wise, that is simple—a state championship victory.
Can you give us a little hint as to what school or schools you may be interested in the most?
I haven’t really narrowed anything down yet, but the schools that talk to me a lot are Big Ten schools. However, I have spoken the most with Rutgers, Penn State, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan and Stanford.
How much does your brother Devin playing ball at UCLA factor into your commitment decision, if at all?
It does a little bit, because I know how well they treat him there and how much he enjoys it. I just have a little inside information about them because Devin plays there, so that helps.
Your dad played football at TCU, and your Mom has toured with Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones, and Luther Vandross, among others. How has their prior success motivated you?
I live in a family of successful people, and I want to be the same, so it’s a good environment to be in for sure.
You’ve been selected to the roster of Nike’s Opening Camp. How big of an honor is that and what do you hope to get out of it?
It’s a huge honor. I was so hyped when I got that invite. I’m just blessed to have this opportunity at the Opening. Really what I want to get out of it is just a fun time. I don’t want to put too much pressure on myself and stuff like that, but I know it’s going to be an amazing time.
Here’s a scenario: It’s fourth down on the goal line, and you’re matched up one-on-one with your brother Devin, the ball is thrown to him, does he score?
[laughs] No way.
While Fuller answered the last question with a laugh, we may never get to see the scenario play out in real-life, as his brother Devin is entering his senior year at UCLA...but it's sure is fun to imagine. We wish Jordan Fuller the best of luck in his upcoming senior year at Old Tappan High School!