Perhaps no player has entered Virginia Tech in recent years with as much fanfare as cornerback Kendall Fuller. Fuller, a 5-star recruit and a consensus top-10 recruit in this year’s class, will be expected to contribute immediately next fall.
Everyone knows Fuller’s story by now. His three older brothers have either played or still do play for the Hokies. Rising senior cornerback Kyle Fuller will enter 2013 as a three-year starter at cornerback.
Last week’s injury to fellow starting cornerback Antone Exum could open up a starting spot for Kendall Fuller, at least early in the season. Judging by Kendall’s high-school career, he appears ready for the challenge. Much of that will depend on how he fares this summer, though.
In this day-and-age of everyone wanting to have a shutdown corner, here are three reasons why Kendall Fuller will shine in 2013 and beyond.